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Prehistoric Bone Found in Veracruz to Be Analyzed
The 95 centimeters long fractured bone might correspond to the shinbone of a mammoth or a glyptodon (a kind of giant armadillo). Photo: Alfredo Delgado/INAH.
MEXICO CITY.- Specialists of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) will conduct interdisciplinary studies regarding the Prehistoric animal bone found in early June 2010 in the municipality of Agua Dulce, Veracruz, to determine its antiquity and the species it belongs.

The 95 centimeters long fractured bone might correspond to the shinbone of a mammoth or a glyptodon (a kind of giant armadillo), explained archaeologist Alfredo Delgado, sub director of Veracruz INAH Center.

Responsible of the exploration, he revealed that the bone was located in Veracruz coast near the border with Tabasco, in a spot that 100,000 years ago was a 30 kilometers in diameter Prehistoric paleo-swamp.

A lot of Prehistoric animals got stuck his great swamp, as the rest of 2 mammoths found in nearby zones reveal. After heavy machinery flattened a hill to construct collective housing, the bone became exposed.

After municipal authorities notified INAH about the finding, on June 23rd, 2010 specialists got to the spot to verify and analyze the bone. Once confirmed it was a Prehistoric object, it was protected from the sun and rain with a marquee, allowing stabilization of humidity and temperature conditions, mentioned Delgado.

Stratigraphic wells will be made to define context where the bone was found and determine its antiquity, task conducted by paleontologist Gianfranco Cassiano Verde.

Once the osseous piece is stabilized, it will be transported to INAH laboratory to conduct conservation while Stratigraphic tests are carried ut as well, concluded archaeologist Delgado.

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