Neil Puckett surfaces
Neil Puckett, a Ph.D. student from Texas A&M University involved in the excavations, surfaces with the limb bone of a juvenile mastodon.
Jessi Halligan during the dive
Jessi Halligan, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Florida State University. Halligan, a co-author of the study, was also the lead diver and excavation manager at the Page-Ladson site.
Examining a new find
Co-principal investigator Jessi Halligan examining a mastodon bone brought up from a dive by CSFA student Neil Puckett at the Page-Ladson site.
A close-up photo of a biface — a type of prehistoric stone tool — as found in 14,550-year-old sediments at the Page-Ladson site.
How excavation worked
A schematic showing underwater excavation methodology at Page-Ladson, and the location of an artifact.