2,500-year-old Olmec monuments discovered in Guatemala — The Archaeology News Network

Two large carved fragments of pumice stone, designated monuments ‘253A’ and ‘253B’, dating to the Middle Preclassic Period (800-350 BC) of the Olmec era, have been found in the Tak’alik Ab’aj archaeological park, said the Ministry of Culture and Sports (MCD) in a statement. Credit: Johan Ordonez/AFPThe first monument found is an Olmec head with…

via 2,500-year-old Olmec monuments discovered in Guatemala — The Archaeology News Network

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