National Geographic : 2001 Mar
toche es rand between four feet ten inches and five feet six inches in height, ys A Coy-Collins, who is studying the skeletal remains . Yet the three men in the bs twred at five feet nine to six feet. All were 18 to 22 years ot, and all Sprobably died within a month of each other. A teenage boy found in Tomb 2 was also tall, t a child Tomb 3 was too young atdeath to determine sex or adult height. Cordy-Collins suspects the .men may have suffered from a disease similar to Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes tin, elongated bones. Fy prove her theory. "It's conceivable that Stey were all siblings or first cousins," she notes. "Clearly the man in Tomb 2 was the most important."