Mayan artifacts were transported: two people were detained in Guatemala

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 Maya artifacts were transported: two people were detained in Guatemala

Guatemalan police have arrested a US man and woman who were transporting over 150 Mayan artefacts in their car.

This is the second time a woman living in Guatemala has been arrested. Guatemala, was detained for possessing pre-Hispanic treasures, BBC reports.

The car in which she and the 62-year-old American were traveling contained 166 items, most of which are believed to date back to Mayan times.< br />
The archaeologist said that more than 90% of the objects were authentic and dated to pre-Hispanic times.

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