Stone arrowheads found in Quebec

Published on September 12th, 2013 | by Admin


Archaeologists working in northern Quebec have found stone arrowheads which date back 4,000-7000 years.

When archaeological crews were digging near the Smokey Hill rapids last summer, they expected to find relics and pottery dating back about 150 years.

So it came as a surprise when one discovery was linked to pre-European times.

The rough-looking stone blades and arrowheads were found by a local community member, who brought them to the Waskaganish Cultural Institute.

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Story: CBC News | Photo: Waskaganish Cultural Institute/Facebook

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One Response to Stone arrowheads found in Quebec

  1. Brittney says:

    This is a great find. Arrowheads played a major role in history. It is always nice to discover artifacts that allow us to see how people lived centuries before us.

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