Ipiutak


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Ip•i•u•tak

(ˌɪp iˈyu tæk)

adj.
of or designating an Eskimo cultural tradition of Alaska a.d. c100–c400.
[1948; after the type-site, on the Point Hope peninsula]
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Whether it was Raineys comparisons of Ipiutak with the Scythians or Jennesse's recognition that Punuk armour was very much like Chinese plate mail, everything connected.
Archeologists won't be certain how old the Kivalina remains are until radiocarbon dating is done, but they believe the bodies were members of the Ipiutak - a group that lived in Alaska from about 500 to 900 A.
The majority of the archaeological artifacts are grouped into two temporally distinct cultural components, the Ipiutak (2100-1500BP) and the Tigara (800-300BP).