Oldest skeleton in Americas found in underwater cave?

From National Geographic: Oldest Skeleton in Americas Found in Underwater Cave?

Deep inside an underwater cave in Mexico, archaeologists may have discovered the oldest human skeleton ever found in the Americas.

Dubbed Eva de Naharon, or Eve of Naharon, the female skeleton has been dated at 13,600 years old. If that age is accurate, the skeleton—along with three others found in underwater caves along the Caribbean coast of the Yucatán Peninsula — could provide new clues to how the Americas were first populated. [continue]

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  1. Interesting how they say the remains look like they’re more from southern Asia, rather than northern as previously thought… and that possibly they did not come over from the “land bridge.” South Asia is a big place. If these people came from western Asia, around the middle east, then this could be a very big find.

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