Skeletons found in Peru reveal colonial-era cemetery

STORY: [Location: Lima, Peru]

These three skeletons could shed light on a colonial-era cemetery

Peruvian archeologists say one was buried with a cross on its chest

which hints the bodies date from the 16th Century Spanish colonial era

[Source graphic: Andina news agency]

It's considered one of the most outstanding discoveries in recent years

[Lucenida Carrion/ Archaeologist / Las Leyendas Park]

“Here, as you see, we found three very interesting burials: two adults and a child, a child bundle. It caught our attention that one of them has a cross in his hand.”