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Clearly, the era of individual board in Copan passed. Therefore Yaks Paz, following the famous motto – "Sharing a better authority than the head '- part of the royal authority gave way to their own brothers, as well as several top dignitaries. True, he was still full of ambition, was planning an extensive construction. Thus, according to his command has been built very artsy 'temple-11', but in his reign, even representatives of estates Scribes – an unprecedented thing! – Began to establish the stele in his honor. Such courage is not just the lower classes marked the crisis – it is indicative of growing rapidly decay power. River Valley has long been built up palaces and temples. The peasants who grow maize, have long been relegated to the hillsides, now completely covered with fields.

What could they do? It has long been – once again repeat this dismal word – the entire forest on the slopes was ruthlessly cut down. Soil erosion was no longer keep agriculture face a severe crisis. Meanwhile, the population grew steadily, but the feed it becomes increasingly difficult. On top of all the troubles Apparently, there was a religious division, sharply divided the powerful and the commoners. End of the city's history clearly documented. Stone Yaks Paz sits on the altar in front of the last ruler of Copan, Y Keith current. On monument erected in honor of the inauguration, the date: February 822 ad b This – the last date that is listed in the history of Copan. On the reverse side of the statue of the artist began to cut a relief – it remained unfinished.

'The reason sudden disaster – the diagnosis Nikolai Grube – could be an epidemic, but most likely the case in some social upheavals: it may be, there was a rebellion. Sure, there was a kind of rapid violent denouement. She ended the dynasty of the kings of Copan. " Yes, his soul will rest in the vapors of mercury! Excavations in the Copan continues. In 1997 it was reported that under a pink-purple temple moles of Archaeology found the most ancient temple city of Copan. In it, as suggested by scientists, is the tomb of the founder of the dynasty – Yaks Cook 'Mo. However, to approach it was not easy: it turned out that the dumping is filled to the brim with very toxic substance – mercury. And yet, dressed in protective suits, the scientists uncovered the tomb flooded with mercury. Again a surprise: They found the remains of women, not men. Perhaps it is the wife of the founder of the dynasty? Soon, under its remains found a new grave. It was buried a man. Everything indicates that the deceased were provided with very high honors. Really really found a place of rest the first king?