Ancient clay discs found in Alaska

Published on September 8th, 2011 | by Admin

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Several decorated clay discs have been found in northwest Alaska at the site of three prehistoric dwellings in Noatak National Preserve.

Museum of the North archaeologist Scott Shirar says in a news release the discs appear to be a unique artifact for Alaska. He says the excavation covered only a small area and the discovery indicates there are probably more artifacts.

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Story: AP | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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