Clovis culture

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Noun1.Clovis culture - the Paleo-American culture of Central America and North America; distinguished chiefly by sharp fluted projectile points made of obsidian or chalcedony
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
Paleo-American culture, Paleo-Amerind culture, Paleo-Indian culture - the prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Archaeological evidence has increasingly called into question the idea of 'Clovis First.' Now, a study has dated a significant assemblage of stone artifacts to 16-20,000 years of age, pushing back the timeline of the first human inhabitants of North America before Clovis by at least 2,500 years.
Washington, July 13 ( ANI ): A new study has debunked the "Clovis First" theory that states that no humans existed in the Americas prior to Clovis, which dates from 13,000 years ago.