Preliminary Note on the Discovery of Fossil Man at Tepexpan in the Valley of Mexico

  title={Preliminary Note on the Discovery of Fossil Man at Tepexpan in the Valley of Mexico},
  author={Helmut de Terra},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  pages={40 - 44}
  • H. D. Terra
  • Published 1 July 1947
  • Geology
  • American Antiquity
My Geological and archaeological studies in the Valley of Mexico, which I have carried out since the end of 1945 under the auspices and with the aid of the Viking Fund, Inc. of New York, were rewarded on February 22 of this year (1947) by an extraordinary find of human skeletal remains in the Upper Pleistocene Bercerra formation at Tepexpan, in the State of Mexico. So far the quest for genuine fossil human remains in North America has been a tantalizing venture because of the incomplete state… 

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