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New York African Burial Ground Archaeology Final Report, Volume 1. Chapter 15. Summary and Conclusions

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Year: 2006

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Summary

The African Burial Ground, located in lower Manhattan, New York City and County, proved to be the largest excavated African cemetery from colonial America, and contained the largest sample of human skeletal remains ever studied from any African Diaspora cemetery, anywhere. The total number of graves identified in the excavated portion of the cemetery was 424, and the total number of individuals for whom skeletal remains could be inventoried numbered 419.


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New York African Burial Ground Archaeology Final Report, Volume 1. Chapter 15. Summary and Conclusions. Warren R. Perry, Jean Howson, Barbara A. Bianco. In New York African Burial Ground Archaeology Final Report, Volume 1. Pp. 444-457. Washington, D.C.: Howard University. 2006 (tDAR ID: 5681) ; doi:10.6067/XCV87S7MD2


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Calendar Date: 1640 to 1800


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