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Ancient Man's body found in Iowa

Incidentally, a group of workers sewers or sewer construction in Iowa, United States, found ancient human remains. It is estimated that the bodies found in southeast Des Moines is 7,000 years old.

Indeed, the bodies had been found since January last. However, newly published widely in April. Thus was launched Fox News, Thursday, April 14, 2011.

Early man's body was found near a site where scientists are expected to place a group of early humans harvesting, cooking, eating mussels for thousands of years ago.

John Doershuk, famous archaeological in the U.S., told the Des Moines Register that the site is somewhat unique, similar to sites found in the Midwest.

"The existence of the site is intentionally hidden. We want a place that remains sterile from scientists, even more looters," he said.

The discovery and archaeological excavation has been forced to delay the sewer project worth U.S. $ 37.8 million (equivalent to Rp325 billion) for at least six months. It is estimated that the Wastewater Reclamation Authority will lose their money of U.S. $ 1.5 million or more because of the delay.

Not yet known what types of early humans who met the scientists. Generally, ancient human remains found in the vicinity of South America is Paranthropus robustus and Paranthropus Transvaalensis. Both have a characteristic content of the brain volume of about 600 cubic centimeters, living in an open environment, and has a height of approximately 1.5 meters. 

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