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FEMA Archaeologists Discover One of the Oldest Native American Artifacts

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New Orleans, La., Jan. 31, 2013 -- Pottery sherds, animal bones and pieces of clay tobacco pipes are among the items recently discovered by a team of archaeologists under contract to the Federal Emergency Management Agency surveying land near Bayou St. John in New Orleans. Historic artifacts will be analyzed and sent to the State Historic Preservation Office for long-term curation. Photo by Lillie Long/FEMA
New Orleans, La., Jan. 31, 2013 -- Pottery sherds, animal bones and pieces of clay tobacco pipes are among the items recently discovered by a team of archaeologists under contract to the Federal Emergency Management Agency surveying land near Bayou St. John in New Orleans. Historic artifacts will be analyzed and sent to the State Historic Preservation Office for long-term curation. Photo by Lillie Long/FEMA - Location: New Orleans, LA
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