Some articles on mammoth bone:
... a specimen of allegedly human-worked mammoth bone has been radiocarbon dated to 28,000 years before present (y.b.p.) ... The initial find of a mammoth bone spear point was made by archaeologist Jacques Cinq-Mars in 1978-79, but not radiocarbon dated and published until the early 1990s due to lack of funding ... Recently another team has discovered allegedly human-worked mammoth bone flakes in the Bluefish Caves area, radiocarbon dated to an even earlier period of 40,000 y.b.p ...
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