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Ancient child’s skeleton found in Israel’s ‘Cave of Horrors’ along with Dead Sea scrolls

Archaeologists have discovered the 6,000-year-old skeleton of a child in the “Cave of Horrors” in Israel’s Judaean Desert, alongside ancient Dead Sea scrolls and the world’s ‘oldest basket’.The “Cave of Horrors” takes its name from the 40 skeletons found there during excavations in the 1960s. Researchers found the child’s remains preserved naturally mummified in the dry atmosphere of the cave, which can only be accessed by climbing ropes.A CAT scan revealed that the child, who had skin, tendons…

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