Pre-humans Buried Their Dead 300,000 Years Ago, Cave Finds Indicate

A fresh haul of bones from the mysterious primitive man Homo naledi, dating to over a quarter-million years ago, have been found in the bowels of a South African cave.

The discovery of multiple bodies in an extremely hard-to-reach chamber within the cave system has reignited an academic squabble over whether this ancient hominin was deliberately interring its dead. Continue reading “Pre-humans Buried Their Dead 300,000 Years Ago, Cave Finds Indicate”

Late Palaeolithic Site Unearthed In Southwestern France

Under the direction of the Grand Angoulême Conurbation Community and the Nouvelle Aquitaine public land-management institution, the Angoulême train station quarter is currently undergoing a major redevelopment project. In this context, the State services (DRAC Nouvelle-Aquitaine) have prescribed a preventive excavation on the Renaudin Islet, located in a sector that is poorly known from an archaeological perspective. Continue reading “Late Palaeolithic Site Unearthed In Southwestern France”

New technology reveals secrets of famous Neandertal skeleton La Ferrassie 1

An international team of researchers, led by Dr. Asier Gomez-Olivencia of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and including Binghamton University anthropologist Rolf Quam, has provided new insights on one of the most famous Neandertal skeletons, discovered over 100 years ago: La Ferrassie 1. Continue reading “New technology reveals secrets of famous Neandertal skeleton La Ferrassie 1”

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑