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Dig site bringing to light artifacts as old as 7,000 years

Dig site bringing to light artifacts as old as 7,000 years
trefwoorden: Ohio - 5.000 BCE - indianen - nederzetting
Beneath what is now Leetsdale Industrial Park, early industrialists made bricks in a sprawling complex begun in the 1850s.
About 7,000 years earlier, on the same site, American Indians had a settlement on what was then the high area of an island in the Ohio River.
Archaeologists found hundreds of artifacts and clues to the area's history at the 12-acre dig along the bank of the Ohio River in the Industrial Park. The dig was undertaken as a result of construction of a fabrication site for the new Braddock Dam, which was completed and floated down the Monongahela River last year.

Lees verder bij: Pittsburg Live (10 augustus 2003)