Thursday, September 16, 2010

Archaeology Update

Undersea Cave Yields One of Oldest Skeletons in Americas: "Apparently laid to rest more than 10,000 years ago in a fiery ritual, one of the oldest skeletons in the Americas has been retrieved from an undersea cave along Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, researchers say.

Dating to a time when the now lush region was a near desert, the 'Young Man of Chan Hol' may help uncover how the first Americans arrived—and who they were.

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