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Nevada Appeal at 150: Aug. 24, 1953: Caves yield archeological treasures

A site in Pershing County, northeast of Carson City, was discovered with many valuable finds of prehistoric life in Nevada. One of the caves scientists explored contained mummified humans of many thousands of years ago. One of these mummies, wrapped in a cedar bark robe, is shown being uncovered by Phil C. Orr, an archeologist.

Aug. 24, 1953: Caves yield archeological treasures

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.