Researchers have uncovered the oldest cremated human remains ever discovered in northern North America at a site in central Alaska


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Scientists have uncovered the oldest cremated human remains ever discovered in northern North America at a dig site in central Alaska. Key quote:

Archaeologists discovered the remains last spring in a fire pit in an abandoned living area from 13,200 years ago and dated the child’s death to about 11,500 years ago.

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  • Kenneth Stevens

    Odd that the distinct possibility of cannibalism went unmentioned, considering that the “cremains” were found mingled with burnt leftovers.

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