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Signs of the First Whale Hunters

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Science  11 Apr 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5873, pp. 175
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5873.175

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At the Society for American Archaeology meeting, researchers reported the oldest known evidence of whaling: a piece of walrus ivory inscribed with dramatic images of teams of sea hunters in umiaks pursuing whales.