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In 1874, construction workers discovered the footprints. Based upon this date, he estimated that the footprints dated to about 5,000 Before Present.The United States medical doctor and archaeological collector, Earl Flint, brought the footprints to the attention of the international science community and media in 1884. But, later dating of the volcanic deposits in which they occur, known as the Masaya Triple Layer, demonstrated that the fossil tracks are only about 2,120 ± 120 years old.Please feel free to add a brief description and any relevant information in your own language. Bitte zögern Sie nicht, eine kurze Beschreibung und relevante Informationen in Deutsch hinzuzufügen.
One of the stones (the dacite) was humanly modified into the shape of a cylinder and the three pyrite stones show evidence of use.The museum was founded in 1953 by Nicaraguan scientist Leonor Martínez, later in 1989, was rescued, restored and fitted out with the support of "ASDI" and the Historical Museum of Sweden.