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In Holguin Cuba First Paleobotanical Investigation in Chorro de Maita
The project will further investigate economic practices and the vegetable life of the aboriginal community that inhabited this area around 1220 C.E.

The excavations carried out include three research units, some 12 square meters in total and several layers of soil.

Cuban archaeologist Roberto Valcarcel Rojas who heads this and other recent projects in Maita, reported that this second stage of work began last June 15 and will run through July 9 with the help of archaeologists from the University of Alabama, led by Dr. Vernon James Knight.


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