Latest Archaic period in the Americas Stories
A team of researchers, led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has discovered a pair of Ice Age infants. The children were buried more than 11,000 years ago in Alaska.
An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years.
Nominated early this year for recognition on the UNESCO World Heritage List, which includes such famous cultural sites as the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu and Stonehenge, the earthen works at Poverty Point, La., have been described as one of the world’s greatest feats of construction by an archaic civilization of hunters and gatherers.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.