28.02.2011 24.Adar l, 5771
Earliest human remains in US Arctic reported
Discovery of 11,500-year-old burial sheds new light on life and times of early settlers who left Asia for New World.
Some 11,500 years ago one of America's earliest families laid the remains of a 3-year-old child to rest in their home in what is now Alaska. The discovery of that burial is shedding new light on the life and times of the early settlers who crossed from Asia to the New World, researchers reported in over the weekend in the journal Science.
The bones represent the earliest human remains discovered in the Arctic of North America, a "pretty significant find," said Ben A. Potter of the University of Alaska Fairbanks….