More than a century after the discovery of an ancient crypt loaded with turquoise and other riches in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon, scientists have analyzed DNA from the remains of 14 people buried there. What they found is surprising evidence of a matrilineal society, where power and influence appear to have been passed down through the female line. Click here to read the whole story in History.com.
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DNA Suggests a Maternal "Dynasty" in Ancient Southwest Society
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