One of the Mayan panels uncovered by archaeologists
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Guatemala dig uncovers Mayan artefacts

23 July 2015 Last updated at 09:10 BST

Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala have uncovered three well-preserved Mayan panels dating backing around 1,400 years.

The panels display ancient hieroglyphics that provide insights into the civilisation's royal traditions along with a stone image of a king.

The priceless artefacts have been moved to Guatemala City for further research.

Marcelo Canuto, co-director of La Corona Archaeological Project, describes the importance of the find.