University of Connecticut’s archaeological field school and Mashuntucket Pequot Museum and Research Center on the Mashuntucket Pequot Reservation discovered 12 000 years old artifacts, making it one of the oldest discoveries in New England. You can watch a video podcast and read more about this discovery in this article on WTNH News 8 or on FOXCT.
Artifacts more than 12,000-years old have been discovered in Connecticut on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation, making for one of the oldest discoveries in New England. “It’s one of the oldest sites in Connecticut and now the oldest site on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation,” said archaeologist Zac Singer, who studies stone tools and the pattern in the stone breakage. “We’re getting a glimpse into some of the first people who were occupying New England at the end of the last ice age.”