Ancient Mayan Altar found inside cenote of Playa del Carmen

A Mayan Altar was discovered in a cenote in front of the facilities of the Attorney General of the State of Quintana Roo in Playa del Carmen, after Civil Protection elements found pre-Hispanic remains, which in a At first they never imagined that it was a valuable discovery, that now the INAH will handle it.

The operational director of Civil Protection in Playa del Carmen, Emmanuel Heding, went to the place to explore the discovery of pre-Hispanic remains and review the internal caves of the Cenote where you can see Mayan religious structures.

Meanwhile, the National Institute of Anthropology and History will be in charge to analyze the remains found, which will be protected with yellow warning tapes so that no one can enter the place.

The Operational Director of Civil Protection and Firefighters said they received the report of the discovery in a body of water known as cenotes, of an altar allegedly of Mayan origin, which they proceeded to cordon off for their assurance.

Roberto Rojo, director of the Urban Cenotes project, informed that the mapping, the wildlife inventory was carried out and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) was notified.

It is expected that in the next personal days of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), they will arrive in the state of Quintana Roo to begin with the corresponding work of investigating and informing the public and the press about the details of this finding, the time in which it is and everything related to the Mayans.

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