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C., to help resolve a debate about the Philistines' geographical origins.The archaeologists have not announced any conclusions, saying they are taking advantage of recent advances in DNA testing to get the most accurate results."After decades of studying what Philistines left behind, we have finally come face to face with the people themselves," said Daniel M.Master, professor of archaeology at Wheaton College and one of the leaders of the excavation.
"With this discovery we are close to unlocking the secrets of their origins." This Tuesday, June 28, 2016 photo shows archeologists excavating an ancient Phillstine cemetery near Ashkelon, Israel.
Now the team is performing DNA, radiocarbon and other tests on bone samples found at the cemetery, dating to the 11th to 8th centuries B. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov) A few human remains at Philistine sites had been discovered in past years, but they provided too small a sample to draw conclusions, he added.
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