Remains Of Ice Age Infants Found In Alaska, Offering Clues About Early Humans In North America

November 11, 2014 1:47 PM

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Remains Of Ice Age Infants Found In Alaska, Offering Clues About Early Humans In North America

A group of archaeologists have discovered the remains of two Ice Age infants at a site in Alaska, which, according to researchers, represent the youngest human remains from that era ever found in North America. Scientists believe that the infants were buried more than 11,000 years ago.

According to a study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the burial site and its artifacts could help researchers better understand the funeral practices and other rituals among people who inhabited the area thousands of years ago. The discovery was made in the...

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