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World's Oldest Musical Instruments Discovered
2012-05-27 04:54:32

According to a new paper published in the latest edition of the Journal of Human Evolution, researchers from Germany and the UK claim that they have identified the oldest known musical instruments on Earth.

Anthropologists Discover World’s Earliest Known Wall Art
2012-05-15 06:03:03

Numerous engraved and painted images of female sex organs, animals and geometric figures discovered in southern France are believed to be the world’s earliest known cave art.

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2009-05-21 15:50:00

Did cannibalism cause Neanderthals to become extinct? A scientist at France's National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) seems to believe so.

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2009-05-14 07:45:00

German anthropologists believe they may have found the oldest man-made representation of a human figure in the form of a grotesquely exaggerated sculpture of a female body.

2005-08-31 12:01:28

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Did Neanderthals and the first ancestors of modern man ever meet? The argument has raged among archaeologists and paleontologists for decades.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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