CORUM, Turkey 

A 3,500-year-old skull and femur was found during archaeological excavation in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Corum.

The ancient skull and femur were unearthed in Sapinuwa district, which was once a remarkable city of the Hittite Empire.

“We found a human skull and left femur (thigh) bone that belongs to the Hittite era. This is a very important finding [..],” Aygul Suel, who conducts researches on behalf of the Hittite University, told reporters.

Suel said that they are excavating in two different regions, including Tepelerarasi and Agilonu.

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