A jawbone that was found in Iowa final month belonged to a prehistoric man, authorities have decided.
On Aug. 11, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office said conservation employees found a attainable human decrease jawbone in the Iowa River. While it was intact, officers stated it had deteriorated to the purpose that they believed it was a number of years outdated. Three different potential human bones have been additionally found in the realm.
The Marshall County Medical Examiner was contacted, and authorities started investigating the findings.
More than a month later, the sheriff’s office said Wednesday that the jawbone probably belonged to a prehistoric Native American man who was center to older age. The bone was studied by the Office of the State Archaeologist on the University of Iowa.
The different three bones have been decided to not be human, based on the sheriff’s workplace.
Archaeologists will probably conduct additional evaluation on the jawbone, the sheriff’s workplace stated.