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ANCIENT MEXICAN CIVILISATION.

The arebioologists commissioned by Mexico to examine the Chinese inscriptions npon'the antique monuments in the Magdalena distnct, in the State of Sonora, are returning with copies of them. They declare them to be genuine and centuries old. Interesting disclosures regarding Chinese exploration are expected ( saygth New YoA l™ dent of the. Standard >) to follow the expert tranelat.cn oi these inscriptions. One Chinaman to whom they were shown made a partial translation of one of them, showing the inscription to be 2,000 years old, which SatX'^r 8 . With the Cbbesetradmon that tie exploring expedition, divided into 2£ 'W^ 8 ' w « e upon the weS .oast of Mexico. Excavation iS expected to disclose other inscriptions. Near the mining camp of Jacoba, north of Magdalena, art otter ancient tombs and monuments which wiU now be explored.-

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ANCIENT MEXICAN CIVILISATION., Issue 10423, 18 September 1897, Supplement

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ANCIENT MEXICAN CIVILISATION. Issue 10423, 18 September 1897, Supplement

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