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When scientist Jim Bowler discovered an ancient skeleton in outback New South Wales 44 years ago, he had no idea it would change history. But Mungo Man's descendants have been fighting for the return of his bones ever since.
Bare Bones of History In the dunes of Lake Mungo, Bruce Elder explores one of the world's most significant archaeological sites.
Mungo Man- ABC Science Colin Groves and Alan Thorne are currently engaged in intense metaphysical fisticuffs about a man who died roughly 60,000 years ago, by the shores of once-verdant Lake Mungo in south-eastern NSW. More specifically, they are arguing about the DNA of this man, known as Mungo Man.
Mungo Archaeological Digs An archeological dig has revealed artifacts of early occupation so old they rival the dates of those found at sites of the earliest human settlement in Australia.
Visit the site of a discovery of human remains that are so old they make Egyptian mummies seem recent. In this ABC documentary a reporter visits Lake Mungo in the Willandra Lakes region of western NSW to view the site of the discovery of ancient human remains and the ongoing work of archaeologists. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program may contain images and voices of people who have died.
Human remains known as Mungo Man have been returned to country.
Traditional owners say the return of the remains of the historic Mungo Man, who was removed by scientists from his resting place more than 40 years ago, will provide closure and is a step toward reconciliation.