Human Bone from the 1200 to 1300’s Found in Texas
As we learned in History class, Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. That is over 500 years ago. Now, imagine finding a human bone that is older than that. That happened along the Brazos River recently according to KHOU.
Scott Fuller came to the river to do a little fishing. Fuller said he spotted the bone in the water about a foot or two off the bank. He called authorities to take possession of the bone thinking this could be part of a drowning or a murder mystery.
But, medical examiners determined through some testing that the bone came from a person who passed away roughly between 1286 and 1398. Now the mystery turns to possibly figuring out who this person was.
Some guess it is from a Native American who populated the area around that time. If so, are there more bones to be found? If these do belong to a Native American tribe, which one?
Once this mystery can be solved, a proper burial can be done.