Experts examine bones as Sapin hunts for grave of Don Quixote author

January 24, 2015 4:41 PM

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Experts examine bones as Sapin hunts for grave of Don Quixote author

MADRID — Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was laid to rest.

The author of “Don Quixote” was buried in 1616 at the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians in Madrid’s historic Barrio de las Letras, or Literary Quarter, but the exact whereabouts of his grave within the convent chapel are unknown.

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