American Indian cremation pit found on Ga. island

December 19, 2008 By RUSS BYNUM , Associated Press Writer in Other Sciences / Archaeology & Fossils
In an undated photo provided by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, DNR staff archaeologist Jenn Bedell, left, and Council on American Indian Concerns archaeologist Tom Gresham examine artifacts from the cremation excavation on Ossabaw Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Georgia Department of Natural Resources)

(AP) -- Exposed by erosion at the edge of a crumbling bluff, the pit discovered beneath 2 feet of sandy dirt at first appeared to be a grave just long and deep enough to bury a human body.

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"American Indian cremation pit found on Ga. island" December 19, 2008