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Accelerated bone deterioration in last 70 years at famous Scandinavian Mesolithic peat bog

July 30, 2020 - General

Alarming results from a 2019 survey of well-known archaeological site Ageröd reveal drastic bone and organic matter deterioration since the site’s initial excavations in the 1940s, suggesting action is needed to preserve findings from Ageröd and similar sites, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Adam Boethius from Lund University, Sweden, and colleagues.

Organic bone preservation at Ageröd. a-d bones…

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