Discovery of ancient Maya sites shows Yucatan settled earlier than thought
Mexican archaeologists discovered seven ancient Maya sites on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
The sites, named Oxmul, Polok Ceh, Nichak, Cuzam, Chan Much, Tzakan and Chankiuik, were found in the eastern edges of Merida, the capital city of the state of Yucatan, with just under one million residents.
B a s e d o n t h e f i n d i n g , northern Yucatan was settled a lot earlier than was previously thought, Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History said.
The project was part of an effort to protect Mexico's archaeological heritage from urban sprawl, the authorities said....
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