"Human Skull In Canyon De Chelly" by Sublime Dharma is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

A human skull has been found at a construction site in Ruidoso, according to police.

Albuquerque TV station KOB reported that construction crews discovered the skull on Monday while completing excavation work.

The medical examiner contacted an anthropologist who was able to say those remains are from a “primitive times.” Police and the Office of the Medical Investigator will continue investigating the discovery of the skull.