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Three skeletons excavated out of volcanic ash

The remains of three individuals have been excavated out of a seven-foot deep layer of volcanic ash in El Salvador. The area was buried in ash from gigantic eruptions in the fifth and sixth centuries, which has helped preserve evidence of a pre-Hispanic coastal settlement possibly dedicated to salt production and

Maya Jaguar sculpture fragments found in El Salvador

Archaeologists have found 160 fragments of maya sculptures, believed to be jaguars, in the Cihuatan archaeological park. The fragments were found in a structure built against the perimetric wall of the Cihuatan ceremonial center, a site of Mayan origin located some 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Aguilares, a town north of