Posted Thursday evening, December 15, 2016.
— Discover Magazine (@DiscoverMag) December 13, 2016
Deep in a sinkhole, buried in a pile of sand and mastodon dung, was a small, ancient knife used for hunting and cutting carcass meat from the bone. The dung dates back roughly 14,500 years — some 1,500 years before the Clovis people, who were long thought to have been America’s first human inhabitants. Discover caught up with [Florida State archaeologist Jessi Halligan] to learn more about the find and the murky world of underwater archaeology.
To jump straight to Steven Potter’s interview with Halligan, follow the link to “Something in the Water” at Discover Magazine.