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1,100-year-old human remains found in Bolivia

The remains of a young woman buried 1,100 years ago has been found in Bolivia. The millennium-old bones of a presumably young body were found lying in the fetal position and, unlike other similar discoveries, were not inside some form of ceramic urn, but were topped by a mosaic covering about

Mass grave unearthed in Bolivia

A mass grave containing the remains of hundreds of people, likely indigenous miners, who dies during the Spanish colonial era. "We are talking about a common grave found at about 1.8 meters (5.9 feet), and the human remains are scattered over an area of four by four meters," said Sergio Fidel,

2,000+ artifacts recovered from Lake Titicaca

Underwater archaeologists have recovered more than 2,000 artifacts from the bottom of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. The project unearthed 31 gold fragments, mainly around the Isla del Sol, where legend holds that mythical founders of the Incan empire emerged from the lake's waters. Underwater excavations were carried out in other parts of

Woman caught mailing mummy by post

A Bolivian woman has been arrested after attempting to send a Peruvian mummy by post. The archaeological piece, probably from the Inca culture, was discovered during a routine inspection at the time it was being shipped through the Post Office of Bolivia in La Paz bound for the French town