Prehistoric Site in Albuquerque Is Accidentally Destroyed

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Construction workers at a new high school in Albuquerque inadvertently destroyed a site where important prehistoric artifacts had been found in 2000, according to today’s Albuquerque Journal. The site, which was ripped up when workers excavated for a new water line for the school, provided the first evidence that prehistoric people who were part of the Folsom culture lived in the Albuquerque area some 10,000 years ago.

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