San Gabriel Mission archaeological excavation unearths 20K artifacts

KABC reports on some exciting discoveries from an archaeological excavation near the San Gabriel Mission. The dig was undertaken ahead of a construction project in the area and gave a glimpse into the past.  “This is an unparalleled opportunity for us to look into the community of San Gabriel and really get at the roots of Los Angeles,” said lead archeologist John Dietler.

Archeologists have found more than 20,000 19th century Native American and Spanish artifacts.

More: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=8529504

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