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The mystery of Brazoria Woman: Is she the oldest North American?

The mystery of Brazoria Woman: Is she the oldest North American?
trefwoorden: Noord-Amerika - Brazoria - 11.000 BCE
U.S. Fish and Wildlife workers excavating on the coastal plains along the Gulf of Mexico in 2001 accidentally clipped off the top of a human skull.
Alarmed, they contacted an archaeological consultant, Bob d'Aigle of Spring. The bone appeared ancient. D'Aigle wondered if this person had sunk into the boggy coastal marsh. He wondered if the skeleton would be found in a standing position.
A piece of skull sent to the University of Arizona radiocarbon laboratory dated the bone at 13,000 years old. D'Aigle called in archaeologists from Texas A&M University.

Lees verder bij: Star Telegram (19 oktober 2003)