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Point May Be Oldest Idaho Human Artifact

Spear Point Found May Be Among the Oldest Human Made Artifacts in Idaho SALMON, Idaho (AP)- The discovery of a carved obsidian spear point indicates that the earliest humans in what is now Idaho apparently spent time in the area's mountains as well as its canyons. The spear point, believed to be 11,000 years old, was found last year just west of the Idaho-Montana border in the Beaverhead Mountains southeast of Salmon. If proved to be that age, it would be the oldest example of humans in that area, said Lane Allgood, a spokesman for North Wind, a company hired to help the Bureau of Land Management to investigate the cultural resources of the area. Denise Stark, an environmental planner and ar

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