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Pre-Columbian pyramid and burials found in Mexico

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Archaeologists working in Mexico have unearthed a Pre-Columbian pyramid and 30 burials at the ancient site of Jaltipan.

Preliminary hypotheses indicate it could have been a sanctuary where people of the region buried their dead, or perhaps a kind of market or a center of government where different cultures merged. Its use could date back to 700 A.D.

Research leader Alfredo Delgado said the discovery occurred in the course of construction work being done in the area.

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Story: Latino Daily News | Photo: Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia

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