Kennewick Man; Kennewick Manis the name for the remains of a prehistoric man found near Kennewick, Washington. The Kennewick coroner, decided the bones were ancient but might not be Native American. Archaeologist explained them as "Caucasoid". The final date indicated an age of 9,000 years, making Kennewick Man one of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in the Americas' resembled South Asians and the Ainu people of northeast Asia'

Kennewick Man; Kennewick Manis the name for the remains of a prehistoric man found near Kennewick, Washington. The Kennewick coroner, decided the bones were ancient but might not be Native American. Archaeologist explained them as "Caucasoid". The final date indicated an age of 9,000 years, making Kennewick Man one of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in the Americas' resembled South Asians and the Ainu people of northeast Asia'

The Kennewick Man. Sculpted bust by StudioEIS, based on forensic facial reconstruction by sculptor Amanda Danning. Photo by Brittney Tatchell/Smithsonian Institution

The Kennewick Man. Sculpted bust by StudioEIS, based on forensic facial reconstruction by sculptor Amanda Danning. Photo by Brittney Tatchell/Smithsonian Institution

A new analysis, published in Nature, refutes the theory that the 8,500-year-old skeleton was a European. Instead, he was related to contemporary Native Americans.

A new analysis, published in Nature, refutes the theory that the 8,500-year-old skeleton was a European. Instead, he was related to contemporary Native Americans.

Kennewick Man, 9,000-year-old remains found in Washington State. He is unrelated to any living peoples, but closest relatives are people found on a remote archipelago sw of New Zealand and the Ainu of Japan. Both of these and he are believed to have descended from the ancient (12,000-16,000 years ago) Jōmon, the original inhabitants of the Japanese Islands. If correct, the traditional view that the first Americans came through central Asia and across the Bering Land Bridge is wrong. Click…

Kennewick Man, 9,000-year-old remains found in Washington State. He is unrelated to any living peoples, but closest relatives are people found on a remote archipelago sw of New Zealand and the Ainu of Japan. Both of these and he are believed to have descended from the ancient (12,000-16,000 years ago) Jōmon, the original inhabitants of the Japanese Islands. If correct, the traditional view that the first Americans came through central Asia and across the Bering Land Bridge is wrong. Click…

Photos of the Ainu people of Japan, thought to be among his closest living relatives, were inspiration for Kennewick Man’s reconstruction.

Photos of the Ainu people of Japan, thought to be among his closest living relatives, were inspiration for Kennewick Man’s reconstruction.

Articles on Art and Cultural Repatriation, Including: Quedlinburg, Stone of Scone, Kennewick Man, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation A

Articles on Art and Cultural Repatriation, Including: Quedlinburg, Stone of Scone, Kennewick Man, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation A

Nearly two decades ago, two young men stumbled across a human skull in the Columbian River at Kennewick, Washington.  The discovery ended up being one of the biggest archaeological finds of a gen

Nearly two decades ago, two young men stumbled across a human skull in the Columbian River at Kennewick, Washington.  The discovery ended up being one of the biggest archaeological finds of a gen

This clay facial reconstruction of Kennewick Man, who died about 8,500 years ago in what's now southeast Washington, was based on forensic scientists' study of the morphological features of his skull.

This clay facial reconstruction of Kennewick Man, who died about 8,500 years ago in what's now southeast Washington, was based on forensic scientists' study of the morphological features of his skull.

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