Pre-construction survey uncovers 15 ancient burials in Mexico

Published on July 26th, 2012 | by Admin

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The remains of 15 individuals, dating back to the 13th century A.D. have been found at an archaeological site in Mexico.

Researcher Alejandra Jasso Pena says they also found ceramic flutes, bowls, incense burners, the remains of a dog that was sacrificed to accompany a child in the afterlife and other artifacts of a pre-Columbian civilization.

Jasso Pena said Friday that construction was about to start on five buildings in a Mexico City neighborhood when the National Institute of Anthropology and History asked to carry out an excavation of the site first.

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Story: AP | Photo: Alexandrew Meneghini, AP

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