Research

Digging Deeper, Archaeologists Throw New Light on Old Finds

Doug Ingles

Jessi Halligan, of the U. of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, excavating at a Florida site first discovered in the 1980s. Maneuvering in the Aucilla River, she says, is “like diving in the darkest iced tea you can imagine.”
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Little more than a tiny, fragile cranium and clavicle, the bones of the Anzick baby held their secrets for 12,650 years before a Montana backhoe accidentally unearthed the remains, scattered among elk-antler tools and stone points, in 1968. It was...

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