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Tools made by some of North America's earliest inhabitants were made only during a 300-year period

October 23, 2020 - General

There is much debate surrounding the age of the Clovis—a prehistoric culture named for stone tools found near Clovis, New Mexico in the early 1930s—who once occupied North America during the end of the last Ice Age. New testing of bones and artifacts show that Clovis tools were made only during a brief, 300-year period from 13,050 to 12,750 years ago.

Clovis spear points from the Gault site in Texas [Credit: Center for
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