Mammoth Tusk “Tiara” Discovered in Denisova Cave

www.archaeology.org | 12/6/2018 | Staff
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(Novosibirsk Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography)NOVOSIBIRSK, RUSSIA—According to a report in The Siberian Times, archaeologists have found a 50,000-year-old piece of worked woolly mammoth tusk in the southern gallery of Denisova Cave. Alexander Fedorchenko of the Novosibirsk Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography suggests the curved ivory object is a fragment of an ornament whose large size indicates it was worn by a Denisovan man. A cord would have been threaded through holes in either end of the piece...
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