Archaeologists who have been exploring the world’s biggest cave in Mexico have discovered ancient human traces and ice age animals who roamed on earth atleast 9000 years ago. A group of divers doing this operation in eastern Mexico to reveal the hidden facts on the planet, that could help shed new light on the ancient civilizations and Maya Civilization in particular.The Yucatan peninsula where this excavation work has been going on is studded with monumental relics of the Maya people, whose cities were with sinkholes linked to waters known as cenotes.
This depicts their town planning techniques. Apart from these, they have also found the traces of the ancient human, elephants, giant sloths and extinct bears from the Pleistocene period, as said by Mexico’s Culture Ministry. The cave’s new findings are rocking the archaeological world. It is a bit of overwhelming thing. This is the most important underwater archaeological site in the world.There is more to be known.
INAH found ancient human
Each finding is a new history, as said by Guillermo de Anda, a researcher at Mexico’s National Anthropology and History Institute (INAH). She is also the director of the Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM),a project dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters of the Yucatan peninsula.As per INAH reports, water levels rose 100 meters high at the end of the Ice age and this has flooded in the water. The Pleistocene geological epoch, the most recent Ice Age, began 2.6 million years ago and ended around 11,700 years ago.