Pictures: Pig Point archaeological dig
Third season of digging alongside the Patuxent River in Anne Arundel County has pushed dates of earliest known human habitation there to 7290 BC. Archaeologists are calling it the most important prehistoric site in Maryland.
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Sifting for artifacts
Al Luckenbach and Don Yates sift for artifacts at Pig Point. Carbon dating has pushed by earliest habitation of the area to 7290 BC. Archaeologists are calling it the most important prehistoric site in Md. At the Pig Point archaeological dig, near Jug Bay and the Patuxent River, Anne Arundel County archaeologists and volunteers are finding evidence of Indian villages.