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NEW IN OKLAHOMA ARCHEOLOGY

 

Survey Archeologists to Appear on the History Detectives

Show will appear on OETA on the evening of September 5 (Labor Day)

Survey archeologists Lee Bement, Kent Buehler and Marjy Duncan and Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History curator Don Wyckoff have recently finished taping a segment of the History Detectives, the PBS series which uses investigative techniques to shed light on historical puzzles. The bison skull with a Calf Creek point embedded near the base of a horn was found by Kim Holt in the Arkansas River and will be featured on a segment this summer.

CT scan of bison skull

CT scan showing the Calf Creek point in the skull.

Elyse Luray, History Detectives host, will lead the investigation featuring the Bison occidentalis skull which is believed to be around 5.000 years old. To read more about this amazing find, follow the link below.

Calf Creek Point Embedded in Bison occidentalis skull


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