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Ep. 380: Chopping Up A Buffalo With Clovis Points

2022-10-24 | 🔗

Steven Rinella talks with Metin Eren, David J. Meltzer, John Hayes, Clay Newcomb, Spencer Neuharth, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider.

Topics discussed: How Steve feels insecure about his grip strength; archaeology living under the umbrella of anthropology; getting your hands all cut up by Clovis points; using your teeth to sharpen edges; curiosity as an adaptive strategy; the average age of early man; planned births; very, very old footprints in the sand; ruppia, or ditch grass; DNA in sediment; anonymous peer reviews and how you ought to have the right to know your critics; David's book, The Mountaineer Site: A Folsom Winter Camp in the Rockies; MeatEater does science: our bison butchery experiment using Clovis points; when you really want the rock you find to be an ancient tool; using human bodies for cut mark experiments; measuring microware on bones; and more. 

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