Perfectly preserved 7,000-year-old skeleton unearthed during renovation in Poland

Perfectly preserved 7,000-year-old skeleton unearthed during renovation in Poland

Archaeologists in Poland have discovered the full skeleton of a person who lived around 7,000 years ago near what is now Kraków.

The Neolithic skeleton, unearthed during the renovation of a town square in Słomniki, is in excellent condition and was found with fragments of pottery beside it. Based on the style of pottery, which belongs to the linear pottery culture, the burial likely dates to around 7,000 years ago, Paweł Micykan archaeologist with Galty Earth & Engineering Services who excavated the site, told Live Science in an email.