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6500-year-old skeleton found in Bavarian cornfield

March 12, 2019 - General

The skeleton, said to be that of a young man who lived during the Neolithic Period, the final period of the Stone Age, was well-preserved thanks to the high concentration of calcium oxide in the soil where he was buried.

The Middle Neolithic skeleton ‘Fred’ [Credit: Daniel Karmann/dpa]Archaeologists are thrilled after discovering the remains of an ancient skeleton, whom they christened ‘Fred’, along with a worn-out stone axe and seeds…

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