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Ancient bones found in Honduras said to be Olmec

Ancient bones found in Honduras said to be Olmec
trefwoorden: Honduras - beenderen - Olmec
Human bones believed to date from the ancient Olmec civilization have been found in southeastern Honduras, suggesting the influential culture extended farther than previously thought.
armen Fajardo, at the Honduran Institute of Anthropology and History, said it appeared to be the first time Olmec remains have been found outside the so-called Mesoamerican corridor that stretches from Mexico to central Honduras.
"For the first time various bones have been found in Honduras with a deformity to the skull ... characteristic of the Olmec culture which considered this a sign of beauty," Fajardo told Reuters.

Lees verder bij: Yahoo News (11 november 2003)