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Ancient Bronze Artifact From East Asia Unearthed at Alaska Archaeology Site
November 14, 2011
A team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder recently discovered the earliest prehistoric bronze artifact made from a cast ever to be found in Alaska, a small, buckle-like object unearthed in an ancient Eskimo dwelling and which likely originated in East Asia. The artifact consists of a rectangular bar connected to an apparently broken circular ring, and is about 2 inches by 1 inch and less than 1 inch thick.
University of Colorado Boulder
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