Penn Museum finds 6,500-year-old man in the closet

August 5, 2014 10:29 PM

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Penn Museum finds 6,500-year-old man in the closet

The museum's own object catalogue had listed the skeleton as "Not Accounted For" in 1990.

Researchers documenting artifacts forgotten to the storage closets of the Penn Museum in Philadelphia recently came across a complete skeleton dated to 6,500 years ago. The remains have been sitting in storage for some 85 years. The skeleton was first unearthed in 1929 or 1930 by Sir Leonard Woolley...

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