Sunday, November 5, 2017

Carbon dating confirms ‘Penang Woman’ is 5,710 years old

The human skeleton excavated at Guar Kepah in the north of Seberang Perai and dubbed “Penang Woman” is 5,710 years old based on radiocarbon dating, local archaeologist Professor Datuk Mokhtar Saidin said.
“The radiocarbon dating confirmed the skeleton is about 5,710 years plus or minus 30 years Before Present, BP,” he told Malay Mail Online in an interview yesterday.
The skeleton is the first and only remaining Neolithic skeleton found in a shell midden in Malaysia.
read more here @ Malay Mail Online

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