14,000-year-old village discovered in Canada even older than the pyramids

 

 

An ancient village believed to be one of the oldest human settlements ever found in North America has been discovered during an excavation on a remote island in British Columbia. The village, which is estimated to be 14,000 years old, has been found on a rocky spit on Triquet Island, about 300 miles northwest of Victoria, Canada. Archaeologists believe the village is older than Egypt’s pyramids.

Scientists said the artefacts being unearthed, which include tools for lighting fires, fish hooks and spears.

Source: The independent newspaper

 

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