Radiocarbon dating has revealed that the items recovered at the site date to the Paleo-Indian Period, which spans from approximately 15,000 B.C. to the end of the Pleistocene Ice Age, or about 7,000 B.C. The period marks the first know inhabitation by Homo sapiens of what later became known as the New World, during a period when massive creatures like the American mastodon still walked the Earth.
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