Derek Smith holds up one of the many mollusks found in and around middens at Vista Alegre. Further testing, however, will have to be conducted to determine the origin and age of the shell.

Derek Smith holds up one of the many mollusks found in and around middens at Vista Alegre. Further testing, however, will have to be conducted to determine the origin and age of the shell. Image courtesy of Proyecto Costa Escondida Maritime Maya 2011 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

 

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