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5,700-Year-Old Child Skeleton with Crushed Head Found in Turkey

October 5, 2019 - General
An ancient child skeleton. Representational only – not the skeleton found in Turkey.  Credit: Scott Haddow / Flickr

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a child who died in the Copper Age, 5,700 years ago, in Turkey. The skeleton, believed to be that of a 6- or 7-year-old, was found in the ruins of a prehistoric dwelling and displayed signs of trauma.


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