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"Archeologists stumble upon tomb of ancient Mexican civilization"
Archeologists stumble upon tomb of ancient Mexican civilization
trefwoorden: Mexico - Zapotec - Oasaca Vallei - 5e eeuw - grafkelder
The team of archeologists waited anxiously as Linda Nicholas lowered her digital camera into the dark space behind the ancient stone door.
From their diggings, the crew from Chicago's Field Museum knew they had just uncovered a 1,500-year-old tomb from Oaxaca Valley's Zapotec civilization. But their suspense at what they would see inside the untouched vault was tempered by concerns that they would find more than jade and pots. One of their fears was that looters would come to their remote hilltop dig.
Lees verder in: The State (7 juli 2003)