Beware Los Huecheros: Mayan Tombs And The Men Who Loot Them

Huecheros is “the [Guatemalan] slang term for antiquity looters, derived from the Maya word for armadillo. On a building overlooking an ancient plaza, the looters scrawl a message, brazen and taunting: “We, the huecheros, stuck it to this place.” Here’s the who, what, where, and how.

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