When Experts Dug Beneath Alaska’s Melting Ice, They Unearthed Evidence Of A Chilling Tragedy

A team of archeologists from Scotland’s University of Aberdeen is working at a remote site in Alaska. They’re just steps from the Bering Sea and the site they’re excavating is a Yup’ik village which was abandoned in around 1660. The site is accessible because rising regional temperatures have thawed the long-frozen ground. But what emerges from the cold earth is at once intriguing and truly horrifying.