Taiwan finds 4,800-year-old remains of mother cradling baby
Archaeologists in Taiwan have found the 4,800-year-old human remains of a mother holding an infant child in her arms, museum officials said on Tuesday.
|Researchers turned to carbon dating to determine the ages of the remains, which they|
traced back to the Neolithic Age, a period within the Stone Age. Excavation began
in May 2014 and took a year for archaeologists to complete
The excavation of the site began in May 2014 and took a year to complete. Carbon dating was used to determine the ages of the fossils, which included five children.
Author: Fabian Hamacher | Source: Reuters [April 26, 2016]