Over 3,500 Years Old Copper Age Skeleton Found In Odisha

March 30, 2014 / No Comments

A recent finding from Utkal University anthropology experts is a skeleton that is presumed to be over 3,500 years old.

Over 3500 Years Old Copper Age Skeleton Found In Odisha Over 3,500 Years Old Copper Age Skeleton Found In Odisha

 

The skeleton is the second find at the Copper Age site in Banga, which is around 25 km from Odisha capital Bhubaneswar.

According to the experts of Utkal University, the skeleton is of a woman of age 30-35 years and belongs to the Neolithic-Chalcolithic age.

The experts are taking the study that is being headed by Deccan College’s Veena Mushrif Tripathy in Pune coupled with Professor K Basa, who is a part of anthropology department of the esteemed Utkal University.

Reports said that the skeleton found doesn’t show any signs of injury or infection at the first place. Experts however noted the lower oral hygiene levels, as more than a few cavities were found in the crown of teeth.

Evidently, it is being believed that the woman was involved in some kind of craft making with her teeth, apart from basics like chewing food.

This is a huge discovery since last year as a similar male skeleton with height of 5.11 feet was also found at the same layer of the site. It is now being believed that more skeletons and remains may be found at Copper Age site in Banga, which is turning out to be a huge find.