While Digging in their Back Yard, Brothers Find 1,300 Year Old Pots

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TILCARA, ARGENTINA.- Two brothers who were digging in the back of their house to lay the foundation of two new rooms found eight pots measuring 1.20 meters in height that have been estimated to be 1,300 years old. The discovery was made in the Carrazana family house in the neighborhood of Tilcara Malka, said the Buenos Aires daily Clarin. “The first bit came when we had dug about 40 centimeters. Then we found a pot to the side and then a third. When we began dig deeper, came the fourth. Every time we saw more, the whole piece. At that time we made contact with the archaeologists ” said Roberto Carrazana, uncle of the brothers Franco and Gonzalo, who directed the work of masonry. These are very brittle ceramics that were apparently used to store food. Their destination is