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The (Gainesville, Ga.) Times

Artifacts found in North Georgia cornfield

On the surface, an old cornfield in North Hall County is just another place to grow feed for livestock. But 2 feet under ground, it’s a 1,500-year-old time capsule.

Jack Wynn, anthropology professor at the University of North Georgia, has been working to analyze the Duckett Site with students and volunteers from the Blue Ridge Archeology Guild for the past four years.

A former student first noticed small broken pieces of pottery near groundhog holes in the middle of his grandfather’s cornfield five years ago. The student approached Wynn and asked if he’d found a legitimate archeological site. Wynn said it seemed he had but more tests would be able to confirm. Tests were then started four years ago and continue to this day.

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