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11-27-2015 4:50 PM

Carbon-14 dating is a good technique for dating human bone, and if there is enough collagen to date the bone there is often enough for a mtDNA sample as well.
I currently have two pieces of bone dated 7,550 and 7,650 years old that are awaiting mtDNA analysis. The oldest previous sample I have managed to get was 5,250 years old.
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