8,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found In Underwater Mexican Cave


Underwater archaeologist Octavio Del Rio has chanced on 8,000-year-veteran human stays in an underwater cave in Mexico.

The safe happened in a cave that flooded at some level of the closing ice age, and the prehistoric skeleton changed into positioned at a relatively shallow depth of 26toes/~8m.

Del Rio has no longer disclosed the space of the cave containing the physique for effort it must fret or looted. Then again, he did declare that it’s miles shut to Tulum, in an station of jungle cleared by the authorities to lay railroad tracks.

Commenting on the safe, Del Rio, who has been exploring the station for three a protracted time, urged the Reforma newspaper:

“We don’t yet know the sex or the size [of the person], how great he or she weighed, whether the person had a disease. We don’t know the contrivance he or she died.”

He also criticized pattern of the unique prepare route going by contrivance of the station:

“What we need is for them to replace to route at this station, attributable to of the archaeological finds which had been made there, and their significance…They deserve to quiet have interaction the prepare a ways from there and put it the keep they acknowledged they had been going to create sooner than, on the motorway, … an station that has already been affected.”

Interestingly, here’s no longer Del Rio’s first rodeo with underwater skeletons. In 2002, he participated within the discovery of “The Lady of Naharon” skeleton, which changed into a nearly total 13,000-year-veteran skeleton.

You more than likely can also verify out a video of the safe below.

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