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The oldest human burial in Africa

Dating to 78,000 years ago, the burial was found by archaeologists in Panga ya Saidi, a cave site on the Kenyan coastCredit: Mohammad Javad Shoaee Despite being home to the earliest signs of modern human behaviour, early…

We’ve been at it a long time

Hebrew University researchers unveil oldest evidence of human activity in African desert cave Few sites in the world preserve a continuous archaeological record spanning millions of years. Wonderwerk Cave, located in South Africa's…