Internet URLs are the best. Please review our Terms and Conditions of Use and check box below to share full-text version of article. Continue Reading. Mitochondrial DNA sequences in ancient Australians: Two burials were found in Lake Mungo. This estimate was determined by combining data from uranium-thorium datingelectron spin resonance dating and optically stimulated luminescence OSL dating of the remains and the immediately surrounding soil. How old are they?
Kris Hirst is an archaeologist with 30 years of field experience.
Lake Mungo remains
Nature At the time of LM3's discovery, it was believed that Aboriginals had arrived in Australia from Asia around 20, years ago. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Other human remains as well as hundreds of artifacts have been found in the lunettes crescent-shaped sand dunes of Lake Mungo and the Willandra Lakes region.