Ancient Remains Offer Clues About Early Americans
Earlier this week, archaeologists in El Salvador unearthed the remains of skeletons dating back 2,500 years. The well-preserved human remains, along with shards of pottery, were found in Quelepa in eastern El Salvador.
In video above, Michelle Toledo, an archaeologist from El Salvador's ministry of culture, examines the skeletons, still nestled in sediment. The two individuals were found lying on top of each other. In a state press release, Toledo described the bones as being deliberately placed with a bowl resting on one of the skulls.
At the site, four other pieces of pottery were found with a metate, a type of mortar used to ground grain or corn. These additional findings, according to the release, also correspond to