Researcher digs into mystery of ancient Arkansas burial ground containing at least 114 skulls but no bodies

Posted: April 22, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: April 23, 2018 at 2:23 p.m.

John Samuelsen describes the workings of the ultra-clean, metal-free radiogenic isotope laboratory at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville’s Department of Geosciences, where he and other researchers will study bones found at the ancient Caddo Indian burial site.

John Samuelsen hopes to solve the mystery of Crenshaw.

John Samuelsen displays the plasma mass spectrometer at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, that he will use in his study of remains at burial g...

A map showing the location of the Northern and Southern Caddo Area

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