In the south of Mexico City, archaeologists have found a 2.400-year-old tomb found. The researchers compared in the district of Tlalpan ten skeletons exposed at a depth of 1.5 meters, according to the national institute for anthropology and history.
It is the first time that archaeologists have so many skeletons out of the preklassieke period in the neighborhood of the Mexican capital.
“We can not yet say much about the cause of death or the connections between the victims. The experts, however, agree that the bodies in a ritualistic funeral, according to the institute.
The dead are mostly young adults, but the archaeologists also found the skeleton of a baby and a child of 3 to 6 years. Some of them had ceramic bulbs or stones in their hands.