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International News Archive - December 15, 2011

Ceremonial Offering Discovered At Mexico's Teotihuacan

Archaeologists say they have unearthed a ceremonial offering at the very core of the Pyramid of the Sun, placed there before construction of Mexico’s tallest pyramid began, some 2,000 years ago.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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