University of South Carolina discovery of widespread platinum may help solve Clovis people mystery

March 10, 2017 – No one knows for certain why the Clovis people and iconic beasts — mastodon, mammoth and saber-toothed tiger – living some 12,800 years ago suddenly disappeared. However, a discovery of widespread platinum at archaeological sites across the United States by three University of South Carolina archaeologists has provided an important clue […]