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Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

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Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

Postby oneh2obabe » Feb 7th, 2018, 8:41 am

Full facial reconstruction model of a head based on the skull of Britain's oldest complete skeleton on display during a screening event of The First Brit: Secrets Of The 10,000 Year Old Man at The Natural History Museum, in London
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The earliest Britons were black-skinned, with dark curly hair and possibly blue eyes, new analysis of a 10,000-year-old Somerset skeleton has revealed.

Scientists at the Natural History Museum have used pioneering genetic sequencing and facial reconstruction techniques to prove that the first hunter-gatherers successfully to inhabit Britain were far darker in complexion than previously thought.

The groundbreaking discovery was made in a “stroke of luck” after archeologists found scraps of DNA in the ear of the Mesolithic “Cheddar Man”, the oldest complete skeleton ever found in the UK and one of the museum’s most treasured specimens.

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Re: Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

Postby Bsuds » Feb 7th, 2018, 8:50 am

If he is the "Cheddar" man shouldn't he be cheese colored?
Nowadays it's almost rude to ask a question without Googling it first!

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Re: Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

Postby TylerM4 » Feb 7th, 2018, 9:49 am

Bsuds wrote:If he is the "Cheddar" man shouldn't he be cheese colored?


You mean looking like a white guy?
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Re: Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

Postby Jlabute » Feb 12th, 2018, 11:29 am

I’d hate to see Swiss man.
Anyways, looks as though Cheddar originally came from Cheddar.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheddar_cheese
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Re: Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

Postby Bsuds » Feb 12th, 2018, 11:38 am

Bsuds wrote:If he is the "Cheddar" man shouldn't he be cheese colored?
TylerM4 wrote:
You mean looking like a white guy?


Well Trump is the only cheesy colored white guy I'm aware of.
Nowadays it's almost rude to ask a question without Googling it first!

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Re: Cheddar Man: Britain’s oldest complete skeleton

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 12th, 2018, 12:13 pm

Bsuds wrote:
Bsuds wrote:If he is the "Cheddar" man shouldn't he be cheese colored?
TylerM4 wrote:
You mean looking like a white guy?


Well Trump is the only cheesy colored white guy I'm aware of.


AND, he doesn't melt well, blend in with others, way too oily/greasy, and has limited uses.
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