Historic find beamed live

IN ACTION: Archaeologists painstakingly unearth an ancient urn. CREDIT: Mojacar Informa Facebook page

ARCHAEOLOGISTS excavating the site of the ancient ‘Mojacar la Vieja’ settlement broadcast the discovery of a 13th century urn live on social media. 
The team from Granada University’s MEMOLab painstakingly unearthed the Muslim era find on Wednesday during what is the second phase of the dig on the historic site. 
Mojacar Council and the Valpariso Foundation are collaborating on the project, which Tourism Councillor Emmanuel Agüero has described as of great importance for the whole province. 

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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