The girl skeleton found by divers in Mexico's Eastern Yucatan Peninsula is 12-13,000 years old and shows a genetic link to modern Native Americans.
Divers mapping underwater caves in Mexico's Eastern Yucatán Peninsula came upon a surprising find: the skeleton of a young, prehistoric girl.
The skeleton was found with a brick stuck into the mouth -- evidence that the subject was believed to be a vampire. Continue reading →
Dental plaque on the teeth of 1,000-year-old skeletons preserved bacteria and food particles.
The bodies were mostly laid side-by-side, while small, empty spaces were fitted with the bodies of children.
It appears the individuals died the same time since there are multiple graves with multiple bodies.
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