Tuesday, April 01, 2008

4,000 Year Old Necklace in Peru

AP Science Writer Randolph E. Schmid:

In the past, it had been assumed that a society needed to be settled to produce agricultural surpluses that can support activities such as making ornamental objects, he explained.

But the people living in this region at the time were still primarily hunter-gatherers, he said. "They were on their way to becoming settled peoples, but they were not quite there yet."


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