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Xibalba - described in sources such as the Popol Vuh, as a long dangerous path which always ends in a body of water under the ground. This was also the path followed by the souls of the dead. A long, wide and masonry constructed causeway as the one presented here, has never been reported inside a cave before.<br />
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Guillermo de Anda Alanis, Director of The Cult of Cenote Project, stands on a sacbe, mayan for "white road" he has discovered in an underground cave: it is almost 100 meters long, well cemented and constructed as the sacbe at nearby Chichen Itza. It runs from East to West, and turns where a body of water is found, to end in front of a stalactite and stalagmite column that resembles a Ceiba tree, a sacred Maya symbol.
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