1,300-year-old burial unearthed in northeast Mexico

August 18, 2020 - General

After the death of a man who must have been between 21 and 35 years old, his body was placed inside of a petate (a type of ceremonial ‘sack’) along with a small molcajete (mortar) as an offering and buried, which remained untouched for more than a millennium. Although the organic material of the funerary wrappings disintegrated, remarkably it preserved the bones and ceramic artifact.

The body of the man, believed to be between 21 and…

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