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Clovis points from various sites in North America

Clovis points from various sites in North America

Image courtesy of the Center for the Study of the First Americans, Texas A&M University
It has to be said by somebody: part of the attraction of studying the first well-documented people in the Americas is the stunning beauty of the Clovis point, used by hunter-gatherers throughout the North American continent from about 11,500 to 10,000 years ago.

These points are from several sites throughout the world, and the photograph was published in conjunction with a news report about the redating of Clovis (and by definition, pre-Clovis), in the following article:

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