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Archaeological site in El Salvador reveals its secrets

Jul 09, 2014    

San Salvador, July 8 (IANS/EFE) The secrets of the Salvadoran archaeological site Nueva Esperanza, hidden for centuries under the ashes of the ancient Ilopango volcano, have emerged to the light of day with the discovery of three pre-Columbian burials.Little by little, the volcanic ash has given way to the work of Japanese and Salvadoran archaeologists who announced last week the discovery of "three pre-Columbian burials at least 1,600 years old" in Nueva Esperanza, located in the municipality of Jiquilisco, Usulutan, some 70 km southeast of San Salvador, the country's culture secret...

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