Mexican archaeologists unearth a dozen 800-year old skeletons in Cholula

Mexican archaeologists unearth a dozen 800-year old skeletons in Cholula

Cholula : Mexico | Dec 29, 2012 at 12:31 AM PST
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It was an unusual find of 800-year old human skeletons for the archeologists who had been supervising the digging of a drain in Cholula in central Mexico – the city is located roughly 120-Km from the capital.

The first skull was discovered on 8th of December 2012 followed by others – a total of 12 have been identified so far.

These belong to kids as well as adults as informed by the National Institute of Anthropology and History.

This has been reported in of dated 29th of December 2012.

The skeletons were found just a few centimeters below a paved section of asphalt.

Last April, at a nearby burial ground, there were 17 skeletons, some of those were 700 years old.

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  • Archaeologists uncover 800-year-old bones

      The Courier-Mail
    Mexico have uncovered the bones of 12 children and adults who may have been buried 800 years ago. The skeletons were discovered as the archaeologists supervised the installation of a new drain in an old neighbourhood of Cholula, a city 120 kilometres...



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