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Ancient Remains of Child found in Alaska

Posted by Kerry Nelson on February 27, 2011 in Archaeology, Uncategorized |
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A recent article in Science magazine reports the discovery of the cremated remains of a ~3 year old child found in a pit within a residential structure dated to approximately 11,500 calendar years ago.  These are the oldest human remains found to date in the North American Arctic or Subarctic regions.

This New York Times article has an image of the excavation.

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