Goat Hair From 5,000 Years Ago Identified in Neolithic Finnish Grave

The acidic local soil has been unkind to organic remains, but the microscope shows that the marks in the Corded Ware-era grave were of a goat

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Preserved goat hair found in Stone Age Finland grave (left_, compared with a modern Finnish Landrace goat hair (right). Both images were taken with a scanning electron microscope
Preserved 5,000 year old goat hair found in Finnish graveCredit: Krista Vajanto & Tuija Kirkinen