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Novel results for the Cuban archaeology
The recent finding in eastern Holguin province of decorated and rustic clay pottery, fish bones, remains of crustaceans, land and marine chelonians have enriched Cuban archeological heritage.

Roberto Valcarcel, director of the research project known as Contacto Indohispanico, underway in the aboriginal site, which was discovered some 20 years ago, said that the items found allows furthering the vision of feeding habits of the local agricultural and pottery-making community.

The expert pointed out that the elements belonging to the aboriginal population that settled in the locality known as Cerro de Yaguajay, also in the same locality of Banes, is at the center of ongoing archeological research, which will conclude early next Month.

The research undertaken in the eastern locality focuses on death-related issues like funeral rites, said Valcarcel who noted that there is still a long way to go in that direction. The research project is also aimed at getting more information on relationship between the aboriginal population and the first Spaniards who arrived in Cuba.

(Radio Cadena Agramonte).

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