6,500-year-old skeleton

The upper body and skull of the 6,500-year-old human skeleton, discovered in the basement of the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the Penn Museum. The Philadelphia archaeology museum said on August 5, 2014 its researchers have discovered the extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years.

( Handout, Reuters )

The upper body and skull of the 6,500-year-old human skeleton, discovered in the basement of the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the Penn Museum. The Philadelphia archaeology museum said on August 5, 2014 its researchers have discovered the extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years.

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