28 juillet 2009

Opata Culture Mummified Healer Woman Discovered in Sonora

Feminine mummified burial dated between 17th and 18th centuries. Photo: Centro INAH Sonora MEXICO CITY.- Researchers of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) discovered in a cave at Sierra Madre Occidental (Western Mountain Range), in Bavispe municipality, Sonora, a feminine mummified burial dated between 17th and 18th centuries. The characteristics of the offering point out that she might have been a healing woman from Opata culture, now extinct. Mario Gonzalez Valenzuela, director of Sonora INAH Center... [Lire la suite]