Cervantes Found

Miguel de Cervantes died and was buried 399 years ago, and apparently no one thought to mark his grave. But the Guardian has reported that after two years of searching a team of archaeologists have found and positively identified the Don Quixote author’s body, and there are plans to open his crypt to the public next year in honor of the 400th anniversary of his death.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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