Archaeologists locate tools older than 9,000 years in Baja California, Mexico

Posted on October 20, 2011 • Filed under: Archaeology, Mexico

In the Cape region in Baja California Sur, archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) located a site with hundreds of rudimentary tools made by man in the late Early Holocene epoch (11,000 to 8,000 years) . The discovery of these objects, that are older than 9,000 years, supporting the hypothesis about coastal migration route of the first settlers of the Americas. The finding was reported in a site that archaeologists called El Coyote, which joins similar ones in the region, which together suggest that the man moved down the coast and arrived in what is now the peninsula of Baja California, during the last years of the geological age. Read Article

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