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Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Texas State archaeologist digs up clues to rock art painters’ lives

The discovery of a large prehistoric earth oven on a ranch in southwest Texas is giving an archaeologist at Texas State University the opportunity to answer questions about the lives of the ancient people who painted the famed rock art along the Texas-Mexico border.