Poggetti Vecchi, Tuscany, Italy; evidence of the use of fire for working wooden implements by Neanderthals (∼171,000 years B.P.)

Wooden artifacts were found in the stratified site of Poggetti Vecchi in southern Tuscany (central Italy) that was dated to the final Middle Pleistocene. Continue reading “Poggetti Vecchi, Tuscany, Italy; evidence of the use of fire for working wooden implements by Neanderthals (∼171,000 years B.P.)”

Ohalo II site, Israel; Cultivation and Proto-Weeds in Galilee 23,000 years Ago

In this post we present extracts from official publications on the exciting findings from the Ohalo II site in Israel. Evidence shows that cultivation had already begun in the Near East before 23,000 years. Important note: Cultivation does not mean domestication neither agriculture. Up to date evidence suggests that these came much later in Time. Continue reading “Ohalo II site, Israel; Cultivation and Proto-Weeds in Galilee 23,000 years Ago”

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