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Ancient bone tool sheds light on prehistoric midwest

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A prehistoric bone tool discovered in Carroll County by University of Indianapolis archeologists is the oldest such artifact ever documented in Indiana, the researchers say. Radiocarbon dating shows that the tool – an awl fashioned from the leg bone of a white tail deer, with one end ground to a point – […]

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Indiana Jones whips up interest in archaeology

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor hopes the latest Indiana Jones film encourages more people to dig archaeology. “The movies are really fun and exciting to watch, and they make archaeology look interesting,” says Kevin Vaughn, an assistant professor of anthropology. “But they make archaeology interesting in the wrong ways. Finding lost cities […]

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