Archaeologists have an interesting way of looking at the world. When they see a bowl, bead or stone spear point they do not just see an object, they see a piece of a story and the choices people made. The things archaeologists find are the data they work with to learn about people in the past. Take a look at some of the things found at Poverty Point ― things made with purpose, skill, and maybe even affection. Want a better look? Click on the pictures to see them in greater detail.

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