TITLE

Dating the first American

AUTHOR(S)
Bahn, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/20/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1778, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on evidence uncovered by Brazilian archaeologist Niède Guidon in Piauí, Brazil, which indicates that people first entered America much earlier than most archaeologists believe. Guidon's career history; Details of Guidon's excavations in Piauí; Results of radiocarbon dating conducted on charcoal samples found by Guidon; Claims made by other scientists for earlier occupation of the New World.
ACCESSION #
10556367

 

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