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Re: Thousand of years old human tools made from dinosaur bone


Apparently there are dino fossils in the Narmada valley.

Has anyone heard of other instances of this? I wouldn't've thought
fossil bone would be the sort of thing you'd want for knapping into
The article says that the tool makers probably didn't realize they
were fossils. I'd think that's unlikely, if you're from the Stone Age,
you can probably tell the difference between different types of rocks,
which is important for how they break upon knapping and make an
useable edge.

On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Dan Chure <danchure@easilink.com> wrote:
> A short report with, unfortunately, no photos.
> http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report_primitive-humans-turned-dinosaur-fossils-into-weapons-research_1700610
> Dan

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