<p>Archaeologists measure a bone from a roughly 10,000-year-old human skeleton in the Chan Hol underwater cave system near Tulum, Mexico (file photo). Discovered in 2006, the so-called Young Man of Chan Hol was brought to the surface in late August. <a id="nwvw" title="FULL STORY: Undersea Cave Yields One of the Oldest Skeletons in Americas >>" href="http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/09/100915-oldest-skeleton-underwater-cave-science/">FULL STORY: Undersea Cave Yields One of the Oldest Skeletons in Americas &gt;&gt;</a></p>

Young Man Gets Measured

Archaeologists measure a bone from a roughly 10,000-year-old human skeleton in the Chan Hol underwater cave system near Tulum, Mexico (file photo). Discovered in 2006, the so-called Young Man of Chan Hol was brought to the surface in late August. FULL STORY: Undersea Cave Yields One of the Oldest Skeletons in Americas >>

Photograph by Eugenio Acevez, Instituto Nacional de Antropologìa e Historia/Reuters

Pictures: Undersea Cave Yields Prehistoric Skeleton

Divers have retrieved one of the oldest skeletons in the Americas from a deep cave in Mexico—a 10,000-year-old young man.

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