Scientists have found the oldest victim of the tsunami

Ученые нашли самую старую жертву цунами

A human skull was discovered in Papua New Guinea.

The Australian research team came to the conclusion that the human skull, which was found in Papua New Guinea, about 6 thousand years old and he belongs to the “oldest victim of the tsunami in the world.” This writes the Japanese newspaper Yomiuri.

The skull was discovered in 1929 by the stream, Trically in Papua New Guinea. In this region, at least seven tsunami was observed since 1907. More than 2 thousand people were victims of the tsunami in 1998.

The research team from Australia’s University of New South Wales investigated the layers of the place where you found the skull, and it was confirmed that a tsunami had been here about 6 thousand years ago. Scientists suggest that the body was eaten by crocodiles, like many victims of the tsunami in 1998.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously archaeologists have found underwater ruins of the ancient Roman city of Neapolis, which was destroyed by the tsunami of 21 July 365 ad. The ruins of the city extend for a distance of 20 hectares. They are located near nebula in the North-East of Tunisia.