The canoe is tentatively dated to between 830-950 AD, near the end of the Maya civilization's classical zenith, when dozens of cities across present-day southern Mexico and Central America thrived.
The burial ground was discovered in the 2,750-year-old necropolis area where archaeologists unearthed 2,777-year-old skeletons, a silver necklace, 39 earrings, an amulet, a lion brooch and a belt depicting mythological characters.
From pristine beaches and clear blue waters to historical sites spanning back millennia, millions choose Turkey for their holiday each year.
Researchers at Hacettepe University in Turkey's capital Ankara hope that their testing and analysis of 12,000 human skeletons will give them insights into human life going as far back as 10,400 BC.
The ancient site revealed luxury homes, mosaics and items of furniture that date back to the 1st century AD.
A bronze stylus was found in Assos, a small historic town located in the northwestern Turkish province of Canakkale.
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