Members of the excavation team work in a trench connecting both areas of the Upward Sun River site in central Alaska

 
Members of the excavation team work in a trench connecting both areas of the Upward Sun River site in central Alaska
Members of the excavation team work in a trench connecting both areas of the Upward Sun River site in central Alaska in this August 2010 photograph released to Reuters on February 25, 2011. The 11,500-year-old cremated remains of child discovered in Alaska are the oldest human remains found in the far north of North America and the second-youngest Ice Age child ever found on the continent, scientists say. REUTERS/Ben Potter/University of Alaska Fairbanks/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION SCI TECH) THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS