55,000-Year-Old Skull Fossil Sheds New Light on Human Migration out of Africa

A human skull fragment recently unearthed at Manot Cave in Israel provides strong evidence that both anatomically modern Homo sapiens and Neanderthals inhabited the southern Levant during the late Pleistocene and could have interbred 55,000 years ago, about ten millenia earlier than previously thought. Discovered in 2008 during construction activities, Manot is a prehistoric cave [...] —> Read More Here


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