An El Jobo Mastodon Kill at Taima-taima, Venezuela

@article{Bryan1978AnEJ,
  title={An El Jobo Mastodon Kill at Taima-taima, Venezuela},
  author={Alan Lyle Bryan and R Casamiquela and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Cruxent and Ruth Gruhn and Claudio Ochsenius},
  journal={Science},
  year={1978},
  volume={200},
  pages={1275 - 1277}
}
Excavation at Taima-taima in 1976 recovered artifacts of the El Jobo complex in direct association with the butchered remains of a juvenile mastodon. Radiocarbon dates on associated wood twigs indicate a minimum age of 13,000 years before the present for the mastodon kill, a dating significantly older than that of the Clovis complex in North America. The El Jobo complex must have evolved independently in northern South America. 

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