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The USU Museum of Anthropology enthusiastically presents, Archaeology Out of Ice The identification of rare, unique and important artifacts and paleo biological specimens at melting ice patches
holds the potential to revolutionize anthropological theories and concepts pertaining to human adaptation
and utilization of the Alpine.
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In 2007, the oldest known artifact from an ice patch anywhere in the world was identified in the Bear tooth Mountains. While individual artifacts are good, archaeologists stress that it is their relationship to all of the other materials that truly grants access to understanding past cultures and ways of life.