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Archaeologists say they have found preliminary evidence of humans using tobacco.

The Vish Bone site is being excavated.۔

Excavation at the Vishbone site in northwestern Utah.
Image: Darwin Duke.

In the summer of 2015, a team of archaeologists in Utah found a case of duck bones and burnt plants just below the ground in a dry part of northwestern Utah, now known as the Vish Bone Site. ۔ The team realized it was an open atmosphere, About 12,000 years old, and now Same group Has reported the discovery of tobacco seeds. On the spot. If confirmed., Will become a search The earliest evidence of tobacco use

C.Small burnt seeds Were It is found near the stove between thousands of bones and eggs. Pieces, stone tools, And the case of other plants is at the eastern end of the stove site. Great Basin.A Although it is dry today, it was once. Swamp (hence the duck bone.s) Near, where an ancient river once flowed. When the river dries up, the investigation team suspects, Of the people Moved forward. Team Research is Published In nature today human behavior.

A Nicotiana seed was found in Utah.۔

One of the 12,300-year-old tobacco seeds found at the site.
Image: Angela Armstrong-Ingram.

“The people who camped in Vishbon were very mobile, as we know from the chemical analysis of their stone tools,” said Darwin Duke, an archaeologist with the Far Western Anthropological Research Group. The main author of the study. “They travel hundreds of kilometers, perhaps seasonally / annually,” Duke wrote in an email.The nearest natural habitat for the tobacco species found at the Vishbone site is 13 km away. [8 miles] Far from it, but for those people, they would have collected it well elsewhere and got it as part of their transportation kit.

The people who used tobacco in Vish Bon were probably related to it. Western stem tradition., ILocals who lived in the area at the turn of the Holocene. Today, the site is sitting. گوشوٹ۔ Area west of Great Salt Lake. Due to the geographical features of the plant. Case Stove, found by researchers Believe The people who left them there. There were big passengers

Large tobacco, long before the age of the plant. The occupation of humanity was evidence of the cultivation and use of tobacco. Is found All over the United States. More than one type of tobacco plant was smoked, but some parts of the plant, called quids, were also chewed or sucked. The small seeds that people came to chew on were spit out, perhaps thrown into ancient stoves. That ancient People will find out the effects of nicotine, which should come as no surprise. Have been human Infiltration of psychological substances For many, for many CenturiesIf archaeological records are to be believed.

In 2018, a diverse team of archaeologists in Alabama. Evidence found Of tobacco Depending on how the current team’s evidence is interpreted in a pipe about 3,300 years ago, it could be the oldest evidence in thousands of years. As impressive as the new history is, more research will be needed on the actual use of tobacco at the Vishbone site.

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