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Ancient Otomi Tracked By Their DNA
2013-01-31 19:22:07

Researchers are using DNA to help uncover what happened to the original Otomi inhabitants of the capital of a pre-Aztec Mexican state.

Archaeological Treasure Trove Of Bones Found In Mexican Burial Site
2012-08-08 14:03:10

Archeologists working at a site in Mexico said they have found an unprecedented burial site where a young woman’s remains are surrounded by stacks of over 1,700 bones.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.