A bark beater, used by the ancient Maya to pound bark into paper, was discovered in one of the excavation units.

A bark beater, used by the ancient Maya to pound bark into paper, was discovered in one of the excavation units. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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