The “Levantine Aurignacian”; migration of a European population to the Near East during the Upper Palaeolithic

In this post we present information on the very interesting issue of the “Levantine Aurignacian”. Continue reading “The “Levantine Aurignacian”; migration of a European population to the Near East during the Upper Palaeolithic”

Four late Pleistocene-early Holocene skulls from Tulum in Mexico show surprising diversity – Cranial remains from El Pit I show possible morphological affinities with European populations

Debate about the origins of the earliest humans in the Americas has relied on relatively little data, in part due to the rarity of early human remains in North America. Continue reading “Four late Pleistocene-early Holocene skulls from Tulum in Mexico show surprising diversity – Cranial remains from El Pit I show possible morphological affinities with European populations”

Bone knife from Morocco is oldest specialized tool associated with Aterian culture – Unique technological complex in North Africa around 90,000 years ago

A single bone artefact found in a Moroccan cave is the oldest well-dated specialized bone tool associated with the Aterian culture of the Middle Stone Age, according to a study by Abdeljalil Bouzouggar of the Institut National des Sciences de l’Archéologie et du Patrimoine in Morocco and colleagues. Continue reading “Bone knife from Morocco is oldest specialized tool associated with Aterian culture – Unique technological complex in North Africa around 90,000 years ago”

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