sábado, 25 de junio de 2016

Exploring the prehistory of Palawan Island through human remains


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Researchers are excavating human remains from caves in Palawan Island in the Philippines to learn more about the diversity of burial and other cultural practices over the past 10,000 years.

Since 2004, archaeologists from the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) have systematically excavated and processed human remains from caves in northern Palawan Province. So far, this work has yielded numerous human skeletal materials ranging in age from the late Palaeolithic (9,000 Before Present), through the Neolithic (~4,000 BP) and Metal Periods (~1,000 BP), to the late millennium. [...] researchsea.com