Scientists Look For Bones Of 'Don Quixote' Writer

January 26, 2015 11:06 AM

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Scientists Look For Bones Of 'Don Quixote' Writer

The body of one of the most celebrated authors in the history of the printed word has been missing for hundreds of years. But now, researchers believe they may be getting closer to finding the remains of "Don Quixote" writer Miguel de Cervantes.

Over the weekend, a team of 20 scientists gathered at the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians in Madrid to examine bones found in the chapel's crypt, bones that may belong to Cervantes, who was buried in the convent in an unmarked grave 399 years ago.

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