Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Archaeology Update

Earliest art in the Americas: Ice Age image of mammoth or mastodon found in Florida: "Researchers from the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Florida have announced the discovery of a bone fragment, approximately 13,000 years old, in Florida with an incised image of a mammoth or mastodon. This engraving is the oldest and only known example of Ice Age art to depict a proboscidean (the order of animals with trunks) in the Americas."

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