Arlington Springs Man

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Science  19 Jan 1962:
Vol. 135, Issue 3499, pp. 219
DOI: 10.1126/science.135.3499.219


Bones of a man were found at a depth of 37 feet in waterlaid sediments on Santa Rosa Island, California, and dated by radiocarbon at 10,000 years before the present (B.P.). Two later occupational levels are dated at 7350 and 2090 years B.P. No artifacts are associated with the oldest bones, which are believed to be an accidental burial on the edge of a cienaga.

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