Welcome to Soledad de Maciel,
locally known as
"La Chole" - one of Mexico's
most exciting archeological sites.
Soledad de Maciel is a small village near
Zihuatanejo in the
state of Guerrero.
Locals have known for years that
the site existed,
with artifacts unearthing after every big rain.
A local named Adan
has a particular passion and has put together an amazing collection of
his findings in a "museum" in his home.
Recently the site has received
much more attention
and the Mexican government has assigned
to excavate and report their findings.
One significant thing they have
found is artifacts and jewelry from many different cultural groups of Mexico,
Aztec, Toltec, Olmec, Zapotec, Tarascan and Maya.
Another unusual thing is that the pyramid is built of