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Franktown Cave

Added by yongli on 06/22/2016 - 13:17, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 22:25
Located two and a half miles southwest of Franktown, Franktown Cave is a prehistoric archaeological site in a large rockshelter that contained artifacts from prehistoric occupations over 8,000 years. Some of the findings include rare perishable artifacts manufactured from hide, wood and fiber, and...

Radiocarbon Dating

Added by yongli on 05/02/2016 - 16:39, last changed on 10/26/2022 - 17:45
Radiocarbon dating is the most common technique used in ascertaining the age of archaeological and paleontological sites during the last 45,000 years. Developed by a chemist born in Colorado, there are now commercial and academic laboratories across the globe that conduct radiocarbon dating...

The Archaic Period in Colorado

Added by yongli on 08/21/2015 - 14:07, last changed on 10/03/2022 - 02:46
The Archaic period is an era in the human history of Colorado dating from ca. 6500 BC–AD 200. It is one of the three prehistoric periods used by archaeologists to characterize broad cultural changes that occurred throughout the Americas. It was preceded by the Paleo-Indian period (ca. 11,500–7000...
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