1,500-year-old landfill discovered in USVI

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tags: archaeology, pre-Columbian, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Crews renovating a public square in the U.S. Virgin Islands have discovered a 1,500-year-old landfill stuffed with shells, bones and pottery fragments.

Public Works Commissioner Darryl Smalls says a team of specialized will arrive soon to further excavate the pre-Columbian site. It is located in the capital of Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas....

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