Gran Canaria mystery – level 1

12-05-2023 07:00

Archaeologists find bones in a cave on Gran Canaria island. The bones are from six young men. They lie face-down. Their hands are tied and stones are on top of them.

The burial is different from the normal way. Maybe, this means that it is a symbolic death. Archaeologists do not know when the burials happen. They do not find anything with the bones. They will have to use a special method to figure it out.

The men may die a long time ago. Even before Spain takes control of the island or after.

Difficult words: burial (putting something in the ground), symbolic (when something represents something else), bone (hard parts inside the body).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What method do archaeologists plan to use to determine how long ago the burials took place?


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