Ancient staircase found in Mexico

Published on June 21st, 2011 | by Admin

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A staircase leading to a shrine, which dates back to between 900 and 1200 A.D. has been found at Templo Mayer at Tlatelolco in Mexico.

The archaeologist mentioned that between February and June 2011, 12.5 meters into the tunnel, the staircase that gave access to a shrine was discovered, as well as the continuation of the stuccoed floor located in 2009; the space was named Stage 1c, and could be dated in Post Classic period (950-1200 AD).

The chief of Tlatelolco Archaeological Zone continued mentioning that ceramics, obsidian –mainly small knives-, stone used for construction as well as for filling, and small animal bones were found.

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