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Transatlantic Crossings: A New Look
|Title||Transatlantic Crossings: A New Look|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1975|
|Authors||Cheesman, Paul R.|
|Date Published||January 1975|
|Type of Article||Discovery|
|Keywords||Literacy; Metallurgy; Transoceanic Voyage; Writing|
A report of the findings of the 1973 Pre-Columbian Transatlantic Crossings Symposia held in Lumpkin, Georgia. Three important conclusions were drawn by the presenters: (1) Ancient Americans were literate and kept records. (2) Pre-Columbian Americans had the technology necessary for the production of iron. (3) Ancient Americans actually came from the Old World via the Atlantic as well as the Pacific.
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