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Tue Mar 14, 2017, 05:29 PM

400,000-year-old fossil human cranium is oldest ever found in Portugal

This is an interesting article.

...." marking an important contribution to knowledge of human evolution during the middle Pleistocene in Europe and to the origin of the Neandertals.

"The cranium represents the westernmost human fossil ever found in Europe during the middle Pleistocene epoch and one of the earliest on this continent to be associated with the Acheulean stone tool industry. In contrast to other fossils from this same time period, many of which are poorly dated or lack a clear archaeological context, the cranium discovered in the cave of Aroeira in Portugal is well-dated to 400,000 years ago and appeared in association with abundant faunal remains and stone tools, including numerous bifaces

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-03-year-old-fossil-human-cranium-oldest.html#jCp"


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Response to Ravenquills (Original post)

Tue Mar 14, 2017, 05:33 PM

1. Has Spain claimed it yet?

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Response to Duke Lacrosse (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 14, 2017, 05:40 PM

2. LOL

Not yet but i am sure it is just a matter of time LOL.

all that being said it is a cool discovery!

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Response to Ravenquills (Original post)

Tue Mar 14, 2017, 05:45 PM

3. Lefty!! Good to see you!

J/K people.....humor

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Response to Aldar (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 15, 2017, 09:10 AM

4. hahahahaha

good one!

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