10,000-year-old Aboriginal remains found

Published on May 20th, 2011 | by Admin


An Aboriginal burial site has turned up remains that are 10,000 years old, although the site itself may be much older.

“Scientists had previously dated part of these ancient watercourses to 25 thousand years ago, when that part of the Lachlan River, now extinct, was flourishing with water,” Mr Purcell said.

“Who knows, it’s buried right next to a very watered area which 25 thousand years ago was very well watered so we could be looking at around about that time period, maybe even older.”

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Story: ABC.net.au | Photo: ABC Local

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