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Two Ancient Rock Inscriptions Indicate an Archaic Chinese Presence in the American Southwest (2017)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John Ruskamp.

This paper documents and offers translations for two sets of ancient, highly complex inscriptions readable as Chinese that were pecked into the rocks of Arizona and New Mexico an estimated 2,500 years ago. Here is what appears to be conclusive epigraphic evidence that Chinese explorers not only reached the Americas in pre-Columbian times but also interacted positively with Native populations, sharing both intellectual and cultural information.