• Kyodo


A tomb believed to be that of a king has been discovered by a Japanese researcher and other archaeologists in the Copan Ruins in western Honduras, the researcher said Friday.

The king is believed to have been one of 16 who ruled from the fifth to ninth century in what is today’s Copan, the city where the great Mayan civilization developed and flourished, said Kanagawa University researcher Seiichi Nakamura.

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