Date: 6 months ago   Category: History

Mysterious burial of the most ancient civilization is found


Archeologists during excavation in Mexico have found bones, including the strange extended skull which belong to ancient Maya and their ancestor living seven thousand years ago. It is the most ancient of the known finds concerning a radical American civilization which at that time only arose. The edition of Sky News reports about it. Researchers have found three skeletons in the cave located in the State of Tabasco in the south of Mexico. The age of two skeletons reaches four thousand years, and the third is dated seven thousand years ago when there was a transition from hunters collectors to a settled way of life. According to researchers, the cave was used not for housing, and for sacred rituals and burial during many generations. It is considered that the extended skull at the ancient people was sign of beauty and the high status. Earlier, on August 3 it was reported that the international group of scientists from the USA and Great Britain has found out that the ancient civilization of the Maya could die because of a long and severe drought. In February the American archeologists have found in Guatemala traces more than 60 thousand earlier unknown constructions belonging to the Maya civilization. According to scientists, existence of numerous irrigation canals, roads, fortresses and pyramids indicates existence in the ancient time in the explored territories of dozens of large cities. The ancient mesoamerican civilization of the Maya existed in the territory of modern Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras from two thousand years B.C. up to the beginning of the colonial period. She is known for the developed system of writing, art, architecture and knowledge in the field of mathematics and astronomy. Approximately at the end of the 17th century her last independent city has turned into submission of Spaniards. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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