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First Neanderthal Activity Found on Greek Island

Posted by Jean-Yves on Oct 21, 2019

Scientists have for the first time found evidence of Neanderthals on the Greek island of Naxos, pushing back human activity in the Aegean by thousands of years, a new study shows.

“The excavation… has produced the kind of robust data required to support a claim for earlier Paleolithic cultural activity in the Aegean basin,” the team of anthropologists and archaeologists wrote in the Science Advances journal, released online late Wednesday.

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