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13,800 year old spear that killed a mastodon proves humans were in North America one millennium earlier than thought

 


An ancient spear lodged in a mastodon has proved humans populated North America 1,000 years earlier than previously thought, it was claimed today. Scientists have now accurately carbon-dated the sharp tip, itself carved from mastodon bone, 30 years after it was found in the U.S. state of Washington.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2051804/13-800-year-old-spear-killed-mastodon-proves-humans-America-millennium-earlier-thought.html#ixzz1bheEsBfp

 

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