Skip to comments.Archaeologist Continues To Dig Up History (Meadowcroft, 16K Year Old)
Posted on 10/17/2004 6:25:09 PM PDT by blam
Archaeologist continues to dig up history
By Marjorie Wertz
For The Tribune-Review
Sunday, October 17, 2004
In the past 30 years archaeologists worldwide have visited the Meadowcroft Rockshelter in Washington County. The general public can now see what's involved in the archaeological dig that has proved the existence of early humans dating back 16,000 years. "The site was opened last year for the first time to the public," said David Scofield, director of Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life. "We are now in the process of getting an architect to create a design for a permanent roof over the excavation. This will permanently protect the site and be more public-friendly."
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Is there a mummy in there that Slick Willy could get his hands on?
> "The tools that we found didn't look like Clovis tools,"
> said Adovasio. "They were a fairly unique constellation
> of artifacts that closely resemble tools found in north
> China and other parts of northeastern Asia. They show
> conclusively that the Clovis humans were not the first
It's just a matter of time before the Chinese attempt
to lay claim to their traditional lands here.
Maybe we should all find Chinese ancestors and then they will give up their claim to the whole planet.
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It may suprise us all to find out who the Chinese were at that time. ( I expect they weren't the Chinese as we know them today)
Yup. They're still working on the Ughuyars(sp)and Tibeteans(sp).
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