Sifting for artifacts

Al Luckenbach and Don Yates sift for artifacts at Pig Point. Carbon dating has pushed by earliest habitation of the area to 7290 BC. Archaeologists are calling it the most important prehistoric site in Md. At the Pig Point archaeological dig, near Jug Bay and the Patuxent River, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602000000" title="Anne Arundel County" href="/topic/us/maryland/anne-arundel-county-PLGEO100100602000000.topic">Anne Arundel County</a> archaeologists and volunteers are finding evidence of Indian villages.

( Baltimore Sun photo by Joe Soriero / August 12, 2011 )

Al Luckenbach and Don Yates sift for artifacts at Pig Point. Carbon dating has pushed by earliest habitation of the area to 7290 BC. Archaeologists are calling it the most important prehistoric site in Md. At the Pig Point archaeological dig, near Jug Bay and the Patuxent River, Anne Arundel County archaeologists and volunteers are finding evidence of Indian villages.

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