A Terminal Pleistocene Child Cremation and Residential Structure from Eastern Beringia

@article{Potter2011ATP,
  title={A Terminal Pleistocene Child Cremation and Residential Structure from Eastern Beringia},
  author={Ben A. Potter and Joel D. Irish and Joshua D. Reuther and Carol Gelvin-Reymiller and Vance T. Holliday},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={331},
  pages={1058 - 1062}
}
Cremated remains and a burial site in central Alaska provide information on early humans in North America. The dearth of human remains and residential sites has constrained inquiry into Beringian lifeways at the transition of the late Pleistocene–early Holocene. We report on human skeletal remains and a residential structure from central Alaska dated to ~11,500 calendar years ago. The remains are from a ~3-year-old child who was cremated in a pit within a semisubterranean house. The burial… 

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