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Artifact Analyses Dispute Assumptions About A Prehistoric Society

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August 3, 2001
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University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
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Fragments of red stone artifacts – bits of smoking pipes, decorative ear lobe spools and a figurine, all plucked out of rich prehistoric soil in the U.S. Midwest – used to tell one story about the complex culture and the ancient people who left them behind. Now they tell another.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Fragments of red stone artifacts – bits of smoking pipes, decorative ear lobe spools and a figurine, all plucked out of rich prehistoric soil in the U.S. Midwest – used to tell one story about the complex culture and the ancient people who left them behind. Now they tell another.


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University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. "Artifact Analyses Dispute Assumptions About A Prehistoric Society." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 3 August 2001. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010802080753.htm>.
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. (2001, August 3). Artifact Analyses Dispute Assumptions About A Prehistoric Society. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010802080753.htm
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign. "Artifact Analyses Dispute Assumptions About A Prehistoric Society." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010802080753.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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