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Central America's Oldest Archeological Haul Found in Costa Rica [View all]

Central America's Oldest Archeological Haul Found in Costa Rica



Published 17 March 2016 (18 hours 27 minutes ago)

Archaeological work began this year and managed the recuperation of funeral items, petroglyphs, bases of houses, roads, stone tools, pottery, ceramics and food utensils.


Hydroelectric workers in Costa Rica found 66 human settlements, dating back to some 12,200 years, making it the oldest archeological site in Central America.

According to a radiocarbon analysis, the materials discovered are the oldest in the region, the Costa Rican Institute of Electricity said in a statement.

Archaeological work began this year and managed the recuperation of funeral items, petroglyphs, bases of houses, roads, stone tools, pottery, ceramics and food utensils.

Some objects were linked to hunting activities, collecting food from the forest, artisanal production, and farming practises.

More:
http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Central-Americas-Oldest-Archeological-Haul-Found-in-Costa-Rica-20160317-0057.html

Anthropology:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/12292579

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