US archaeologists trace roots of woman to modern-day Sierra Leone as part of ongoing ancestry research

Archaeologists used DNA taken from a broken clay pipe stem found in Maryland to build a picture of an enslaved woman who died around 200 years ago and had origins in modern-day Sierra Leone. One researcher called the work “a mind-blower”.

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