Ancient American Indian skull found (NY)

Watermill, New York - Archaeologists surveying a property earmarked for a suburban housing development discovered an ancient American Indian skull.

The Suffolk County medical examiner's office determined on Thursday that the skull dated back 1 000 to 3 000 years.

The skull, unearthed on Wednesday, was given to the Shinnecock Indian Nation in nearby Southampton for reburial, the Town of Southampton police said.

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