Students excavate 10,000-year-old Bison kill site

Published on September 4th, 2012 | by Admin


A group of students from the University of Oklahoma helped uncover bison bones and weapons at a 10,000-year old bison kill site.

This was the second year the team had been excavating the site, so they knew what to expect when they were digging around in the sticky red dirt, but that didn’t take away from the excitement of finding something, she said.

“[Finding remains] is a cool feeling,” she said. “It’s always neat to see butcher marks because that’s the human element of the kills.”

The exact number of remains and artifacts that were found is undetermined at this time because the team is still analyzing its findings, Bement said.

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Story: Paighten Harkins, OU Daily | Photo: OU Daily

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