Radiocarbon Age of a Nevada Mummy

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Science  11 Jun 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3676, pp. 1466-1467
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3676.1466


Skin tissue, bone collagen, and vegetal clothing from a well-preserved Indian mummy from a dry cave in Nevada have been analyzed radiochemically. The age is about 2500 years; the ages obtained for the various samples were in close agreement.