Deep breath. A skull bone from a cave in southern Greece is reported as oldest Homo sapiens fossil ever discovered in Europe. 4 times older than prior modern human finds on the continent, it dates back a staggering 210k years! has the lowdown
A skull from a Greek cave shows that Homo sapiens was already in Europe 210,000 years ago. Here’s my story on evidence of an early expansion out of Africa
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“It’s eerie how well it all fits.” New evidence points to an earlier exodus out of Africa by Homo sapiens than previously believed. Much earlier. #fossils #paleoanthropologyiscrazy
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This bone fragment is not just the earliest evidence for modern humans in Europe — it's the earliest such fossil discovered outside Africa
What happened to the modern humans leaving Africa before the wave of migration 70,000 years ago? "It’s a very good question, and I have no idea."
“Until now, the earliest remains of modern humans found on the Continent were less than 45,000 years old. The skull bone is more than four times as old, dating back over 210,000 years, researchers reported in the journal Nature.”
Tübingen’s Katerina Harvati: A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory - The New York Times
A skull bone discovered in Greece may rewrite the story of human prehistory #FossilFriday
Very much enjoying interacting with the commenters on my story on an ancient Homo sapiens skull from Greece. I’ll be replying today to new comments
A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory - The New York Times | RT ⁦
A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory
Evidently, human skulls used to made out of that M&M shellac, which is delicious.
A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory - The New York Times
A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory
Skull Bone in Greece May Alter Story of Human Prehistory
A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory
An excellent day - the same (fascinating) human skulls from Greece story covered by 3 great science journalists: , , , , & , . Wh/story do I like best? I haven't decided. Yet.