REDISCOVERY OF ‘NOAH’, A 6,500 YEAR OLD SKELETON, WHO SURVIVED A GREAT FLOOD
(NOAH)A light plaster mixture is placed on over the skeleton, the 6,500 years old skeleton remains discovered at site in Iraq, in order to protect it during shipping. The scum is already being cut away under the skeleton to make room for the carrying board.
In a flood plain, nearly 50 feet approx 15 meters below the surface of the site of Ur, the team found 48 graves dating back to the Ubaid period relating to or denoting a pre-urban culture in Mesopotamia, dated to the 5th millennium BC, roughly 5500 B.C. to 4000 B.C.
Though remains from this period were excessively rare even in 1929, Woolley decided to recover only 1 skeleton from the site. He coated the bones and surrounding soil in wax, boxed them into the shipped them to London, then Philadelphia.(NOAH)
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The tooth of the 6,500 year old skeleton are well-preserved, as seen in this view of the above body and skull.
A set of lists outlined where the archaism from the 1929 to 1930 dig were headed, while half of the archaism remained in Iraq, the others were split between Philadelphia and london.
William Hafford the Project Manager :
But when The William Hafford,who were the project manager responsible for digitalizing the all museum’s records, saw the list, he was puzzled. One of the two skeletons on the list was nowhere to be found.The lists stated that the Penn Museum was to receive a tray of soil mud from the digged, as well as two of the skeletons.
Even though the researcher into the museum’s database revealed the unidentified skeleton which had been recorded as not accounted for as of 1990. To get to the bottom of the mystery, William Hafford began to exploring the extensive records which are left by Woolley himself.(NOAH)