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Going back 11,000-year: Human remains from Ice Age found in Alaska

Nov 11, 2014    

Washington:Archaeologists have discoveredthe remains of two Ice Age infants buried more than 11,000years ago at a site in Alaska, which represent the youngesthuman remains ever found in North America.The site and its artifacts provide new insights into funeral practices and other rarely preserved aspects of life among people who inhabited the area thousands of years ago, according to Ben Potter, a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the paper's lead author.Potter led the archaeological team that made the discovery in 2013 at an excavation of the Upward Sun River site, near the...

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