Evidence of pre-Columbus trade found in Alaska house

April 20, 2015 11:00 AM

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Evidence of pre-Columbus trade found in Alaska house

Archaeologists working at the Rising Whale site at Cape Espenberg, Alaska, have discovered several artifacts that were imported from East Asia. (Photo courtesy University of Colorado)

Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house in Alaska suggest trade was occurring between East Asia and the New World centuries before the voyages of Columbus.

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