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Orbs Found In Mexico’s Temple Of The Feathered Serpent


Hundreds of mysterious yellow orbs have been found beneath Mexico’s Temple of the Feathered Serpent.

Temple-feathered=serpentThe once-metallic spheres, were discovered by a robot named Tláloc II-TC, which was deployed by archaeologists exploring a tunnel and series of chambers beneath the ancient ruins.

Jorge Zavala, an archaeologist with Mexico’s National Anthropology and History Unit told NBCNews Science: “They look like yellow spheres, but we do not know their meaning. It’s an unprecedented discovery.”

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Tabs show the locations of the mysterious yellow spheres

The balls range from 1.5 to 5 inches in circumference, have a core of clay and are covered with a yellow material called jarosite.

Remote-controlled Tláloc II-TC (who is named after Mexico’s ancient god of rain) is three-feet-long and can squeeze through tight spaces where human beings would otherwise be unable to explore.

via Mystery Of Hundreds Of Yellow Orbs Found In Mexico’s Temple Of The Feathered Serpent.

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