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Well-Preserved, 2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found In South Florida

 In the process of installing a waterline in Davie, Fla., construction crews happened upon a 2,000-year-old, fully-intact skeleton. The bones are thought to be those of a Tequesta Indian woman and according to South Florida's Sun-Sentinel are "perhaps the best-preserved remains of an ancient human uncovered in the past 40 years, authorities said." (Presumably they are only comparing it to other remains found in the region, not the whole world.) The Sun-Sentinel continues: 

"It's either Tequesta or the member of a people that predates the Tequesta," said Bob Carr, of the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy in Davie. "It's unusually well preserved, considering it's been under a highway with thousands and thousands of cars going over it every day."

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