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Photos: National Museum of Costa Rica, from mastodons to Minerva
Archaeology
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Archaeology
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Photos: National Museum of Costa Rica, from mastodons to Minerva

The Tico Times - May 2, 2016

The Venus de Milo on exhibit in San José? Más o menos. [caption id="attachment_7042" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Karl Kahler/The Tico Times[/caption] A striking 19th-century plaster replica of this…

Finca 6: Mystery of ancient Costa Rica stone spheres solved?
Archaeology
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Archaeology
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Finca 6: Mystery of ancient Costa Rica stone spheres solved?

The Tico Times - March 31, 2016

FINCA 6, Puntarenas — Everything I had read about Costa Rica’s pre-Columbian stone spheres indicated that it was a total mystery why they were made. But when…

Raiders of the lost tribe: The ruins of Guayabo
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Raiders of the lost tribe: The ruins of Guayabo

The Tico Times - April 18, 2015

GUAYABO, Cartago — On the southeastern slopes of Volcán Turrialba, in verdant fields at the end of a rutted road surrounded by a jungle straight out of…