What else managed to find the archaeologists.
Scientists from Omsk state University in the course of excavations on the territory of the monument of the late Paleolithic Chernoozere II found artifacts age 12 thousand years: bone, jaw, ribs, and the tip of the arrow. This finding may change the opinion of the archaeologists, she confirms that at that time, people possessed more advanced weapons than was considered before that time.
The work of archaeologists are for the third season. In the layer dated to 10.5 thousand BC, the end of the late Paleolithic were found a fragment of the nucleus, stone flakes, animal bones massive. But the main finding was a fragment of an arrowhead, damaged in a collision with a solid obstacle.
Among other important finds of the field season — the fragments of the jaw and ribs herbivorous animal, presumably a horse of the Pleistocene epoch. This is not the first bone of an animal of this kind.
This finding may change the opinion of the archaeologists previously thought that the site was a seasonal Park Buffalo hunters.
“After passing the examination of the artifacts found could have a significant impact on ideas about the colonization of the territory of the Omsk region by the ancient people and way of life. After thorough research, the archaeologists can confidently say about the use of Paleolithic hunters Chernoozere advanced technology – bow and arrow, typical of later epochs“, — stated in the message.