Ancient pyramids in Palenque.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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village in N Chiapas state, Mexico: site of ancient Mayan ruins
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An ancient Mayan city of southern Mexico southeast of Villahermosa. It is the site of the Temple of Inscriptions, noted for its hieroglyphic tablets.