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1,100-year-old human remains found in Bolivia


The remains of a young woman buried 1,100 years ago has been found in Bolivia.

The millennium-old bones of a presumably young body were found lying in the fetal position and, unlike other similar discoveries, were not inside some form of ceramic urn, but were topped by a mosaic covering about 4 feet underground, the local newspaper El Deber reported Sunday.

The find was uncovered in the community of El Soto in the southeastern province of Chiquitos, Santa Cruz department, and marks progress in the departmental government’s quest to “unravel” the archeological history of the area.

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Story: TelesurTV | Photo: Gobierno de Santa Cruz

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