25 February 2011, 10:22

Archaeologists baffled by Tanana delta find

Archaeologists baffled by Tanana delta find

American archaeologists digging in the delta of the Tanana River in central  Alaska have unearthed the remains of a 4-year-old child who lived 11, 500 years ago. The find is the oldest of Homo sapiens remains ever found in North America’s  Arctic region.

American archaeologists digging in the delta of the Tanana River in central  Alaska have unearthed the remains of a 4-year-old child who lived 11, 500 years ago.

The find is the oldest of Homo sapiens remains ever found in North America’s  Arctic region.

Until now, the most ancient Homo sapiens settlements of the North were discovered in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula.

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