The rarely photographed Actun Tunichil Muknal cave was used as a sacred sacrificial site for the ancient Maya. The cave contains dozens of skeletons including the calcified remains of an eighteen-year-old woman known as, “The Crystal Maiden.” National Geographic was granted special access to explore this Maya archaeological site in this deleted scene from National Geographic's One Strange Rock.
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