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Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Yamnaya Skeleton

Caption: This is a grave with an about 5,000-year-old skeleton from a kurgan of the Yamnaya culture near the town Kirovograd in Ukraine.

Credit: Alla V. Nikolova

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