Science: Coon on Races

Five thousand years ago the Sumerian rulers of Mesopotamia were buried, in big underground chambers, with multitudes of sacrificed servants. The skull and face forms of these old Near Easterners are almost identical with those of living Englishmen. Ancient Egyptian skulls resemble those in 17th-Century London plague pits, in New Stone Age box graves of Switzerland. Science has had much to puzzle over in these resemblances, and many others in the intricately shuffled complex of races, sub-races, types and varieties in Europe's white population.

A scientist eminently well equipped for this study is Carleton...

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