Ice Age Infants Reveal Ancient North American Burial Practices

November 10, 2014 8:57 PM

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Researchers discovered the skeletons of two Ice Age infants that were buried about 11,000 years ago in central Alaska.

The finding marks the youngest human remains ever found in the North American Arctic, the National Science Foundation reported. The researchers found teeth, bones, and artifacts, suggesting a ritualistic burial. The findings could provide insight into how these early societies were structured and ho...

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