Archaeologists Continue Dig In Downtown Miami, Likely Site Of Tequesta Indian Village


Archaeologist Raymond Skinner , with the Archaeological and... News PhotoArchaeologist,Bucket,Carrying,Digging,Dirt,Environmental Issues,Finding,Florida - US State,Gulf Coast States,History,Horizontal,Learning,Miami,Miami River - Florida,Science,Sifting,Standing,USA,Village,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesMIAMI, FL - MAY 10: Archaeologist Raymond Skinner , with the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, carries a bucket of dirt to the sifting board as he works on excavating a site where the conservancy found evidence that at one time, more than 1,000 years ago a Tequesta Indian village stood on the site which would have been at the mouth of the Miami River on May 10, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The dig in present day's downtown is on the future site of Metropolitan Miami’s new movie theater. Most of the artifacts that are discovered will be displayed at HistoryMiami. The excavation is expected to wrap up this summer with the movie theater scheduled to open toward the end of 2014/early 2015. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)