Monday, July 25, 2011

The oldest example of North American art?

Amateur Fossil Hunter Makes Mammoth Find In Florida : NPR:

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It's one of the most significant pieces of prehistoric art ever found in North America — a carving of a mammoth or mastodon on a piece of fossilized bone dating back to the Ice Age. An amateur fossil hunter found it several years ago in Vero Beach, Florida. Now, after three years of study, a team of researchers say they believe it's authentic.

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