Direct dating archaeology
Among the artifacts recovered from the site was a wall fragment from a basket with simple plaited elements, dated to 12,800-11,300 RCYBP.
There is also a single element of intentionally cut birch-like bark which is similar to the later plaited objects, but direct-dated to 19,600 RCYBP.
Kenady and colleagues that the adult male Bluefish Caves site includes three small karstic cavities, discovered in the 1970s but recently redated.
The earliest established occupation occurred as early as 24,000 cal BP.
Monte Verde is arguably the first Pre-Clovis site to be taken seriously by the majority of the archaeological community.
The archaeological evidence shows a small group of huts were built on the shoreline in far southern Chile, about 15,000 years ago.
Artifacts from the Pre-Clovis levels include lanceolate-like preforms, discoidal cords, blades, and bladelets, as well as a variety of notches, gravers, and scrapers, which excavators suggest are ancestral to Clovis.
The Cactus Hill points are small points, made from a blade or flake, and pressure flaked. The Manis Mastodon site is a site in Washington State on the Pacific Coast of North America.