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Friday, July 1, 2016

Ancient skeletons found in India provide new insight into mindset of world's earliest humans

“With the help of forensic experts, we will try to reconstruct their DNA,” Prof Jadhav said.
“We tried doing the same with the help of a Japanese anthropologist five years ago, when a Harappan-era graveyard was discovered at Farmana village in Rohtak district, but failed,” he added.
Regardless of the outcome of the DNA research, scholars already say the find has shed new light on the Indus Valley people.
Researcher Malavika Chatterjee said toys were found during the excavation including “figurines of animals and mythical characters”.


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