Pre-Columbian site in Mexico dated to 1500 BCE

Posted on January 17, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Mexico

Prehispanic ceramics, human skeletons and vestiges of dwelling and ceremonial areas are part of findings registered by archaeologists over a decade of excavations at Tepoztlan, Morelos (Mexico). This discovery reveals that the site had been in use earlier than the accepted date, which goes back to 1,500 BCE. This date surpasses the chronologies to date which record remains of a settlement at Xochimilca. Read Article

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