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Cenote survey turns up Maya sacrificial victims

The remains of six Maya individuals sacrificed in the 9th and 10th centuries have been found at the bottom of a cenote in the Yucatan peninsula. Bone remains of at least six individuals - "probably sacrificed during a couple of intense periods of water shortages between 900-1,200 years ago" - as

Unlocking the secrets of Mayan cenotes

USA Today has a story profiling the archaeologists diving into Mayan cenotes and what they hope to find inside them. A team of world-class cave divers assembled by Lucero and geologist Patricia Beddows of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., intend to descend into the depths of three of Cara Blanca's 23