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Time Capsules Unearthed: Western North Carolina’s Archaeology Day Unveils Ancient Wonders

Folks line up to have their 'treasures' examined at History Museum of Burke County

By MARTY QUEEN

Senior Reporter

Posted 2/24/24

Join us for an enthralling recap of the Exploring Joara Foundation’s Annual Archaeology Day at the History Museum of Burke County, where enthusiasts from Western North Carolina and beyond discovered ancient artifacts, from Native American pottery shards to rare quartz projectile points. Dr. David Moore, alongside archaeology aficionados, delved into the mysteries of these ancient treasures, offering insights into their historical significance and the skilled craftsmanship of Paleo-Indians. Experience the connection to a distant past through engaging stories of artifact discovery and expert analysis.

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