An intact water bottle with the engraving, "To the royal family," is one of many pieces excavated from a site now being used for the extension of the city’s Metro lines, in Rio de Janeiro, ... more 
An intact water bottle with the engraving, "To the royal family," is one of many pieces excavated from a site now being used for the extension of the city’s Metro lines, in Rio de Janeiro, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Archeologists have unearthed more than 200,000 pieces dating from the 17th through the 19th centuries. The plot, which was once the site of a slaughterhouse, is near the former imperial palace and is thought to have once been used as a landfill by the imperial family and others. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Silvia Izquierdo
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 8:02 PM EDT