Dating native american tools weapons
Some scholars say humans are innately violent and speculate they were killing and making war from the beginning.
The findings raise new questions about the settlement of early peoples on the continent.
Clovis is dated to 13,000 to 12,700 years ago and Folsom after that. I wonder how many times research has been stopped upon reaching clovis attifacts when digging deeper might have uncovered even older evidence?
The dream has always been to find diagnostic artifacts - such as projectile points - that can be recognized as older than Clovis and this is what we have at the Friedkin site." Clovis is the name given to the distinctive tools made by people starting around 13,000 years ago. It is a real shame that reports of ffindings that do not agree with established norms are attacked.
In a land smaller than the state of Maryland, more than a dozen volcanoes hold significant obsidian deposits,” National Geographic said.
“Combine that with the fact that the Caucasus was among the main land bridges of early human migration, and the wide circulation of obsidian tools from Armenia assumes enormous significance.