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Eagle bone from Cova Foradada showing cut marks. (Antonio Rodríguez-Hidalgo) via @SmithsonianMag
Secrets in the News: November 2019

A roundup of Secrets in the News for November 2019. Read more below for neanderthal necklaces, mammoth prints and ancient Peruvian geoglyphs.

Jamestown mystery: Archaeologists unearth a churchyard grave
Daily Press reports: It was tradition in 17th century Virginia to bury corpses with the heads pointed west and the feet to the east. ...

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A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of Northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And, could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction?

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Journey to Spain to investigate a double Neanderthal mystery.