8,000-year-old human skeleton found in a Turkey tomb





An 8,000-year-old human skeleton was found during excavations in one of the oldest residential areas in southern Turkey, a media report said.

The skeleton was discovered inside a Neolithic-age tomb unearthed in Yumuktepe Hoyuk of the southern Mersin province by archeologists from the Italian Lecce University and Turkish Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.


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