Stone Age child burial site found in Siberia

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An ancient child burial ground dating back to the Stone Age has been discovered in the Altai Region, Siberia. 

Excavations carried out by a local archaeological association led by scientist Yuri Gelmel near the town of Slavgorod also resulted in the discovery of a knife which supposedly belonged to Scythian-era nomads. 

Among other findings was an earthenware pot, a necessary funeral attribute. Once, this hill housed an ancient nomad cemetery. 

Source: The Voice of Russia [July 20, 2011]

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