The Lost City of the Monkey God - Chapter 16: I'm Going Down Summary & Analysis

Preston, Douglas
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On the second day, during a downpour, the group set off for its second expedition. Alicia began to sink in a mud hole, weighed down by her snake gaiters, and had to be rescued by Woody. When they reached the altar stones, Elkins kneeled down to examine them. One stone had a quartz vein running through it, and Steve Elkins though it might be for channeling blood, but Fisher told them not to engage in too much speculation. Anna, Alicia, and Tom Weinberg, the trip's official chronicler, stayed to survey the stones.

Chris Fisher led the group to the second plaza, which contained two parallel mounds with flat ground between them that Chris thought might have been a ball court. This find indicated a possible link between this site and Maya sites to the west and north. In Mesoamerica, ball playing...

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