Ancient DNA From Spain’s ‘Pit Of Bones’ Could Reveal The Origin Of Neanderthals
Few analysis of DNA from a collection of bones found in Spain – the oldest human DNA of its kind ever studied – could help write the history of early humankind. The research, published Monday in the j...
Zafarraya
Zafarraya is a municipality in the province of Granada, Spain, with a population of 2,200 (2003).Zafarraya is known for a Neanderthal mandible found in a cave (Cueva del Boquete) in 1983 by Cecilio Ba...
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Sidrón Cave
The Sidrón Cave (Spanish: Cueva de El Sidrón) is an ancient cave in Piloña municipality, Asturias, northwestern Spain, where Paleolithic rock art and Neanderthal remains have been found. It is ap...
Ancient DNA From Spain’s ‘Pit Of Bones’ Could Reveal The Origin Of Neanderthals
Few analysis of DNA from a collection of bones found in Spain – the oldest human DNA of its kind ever studied – could help write the history of early humankind. The research, published Monday in the j...
Ythan Estuary
The Ythan Estuary is the tidal component of the Ythan River, emptying into the North Sea 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Aberdeen, Scotland. The estuary’s tidal action extends a 7 kilometres (4.3&...
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Calico Early Man Site
The Calico Early Man Site is an archaeological site in an ancient Pleistocene lake located near Barstow in San Bernardino County in the central Mojave Desert of southern California. This site is on a...
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Rispebjerg
Risbebjerg is an archeological site on the Danish island of Bornholm. Located 7 km west of Snogebæk on the road to Pedersker, it contains both the remains of a Neolithic sun temple and iron age e...
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Cueva de La Pasiega
Cueva de La Pasiega, or Cave of La Pasiega, situated in the Spanish municipality of Puente Viesgo, is one of the most important monuments of Paleolithic art in Cantabria. It is included in the UNESCO ...
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HaYonim Cave
HaYonim Cave (Hebrew: מערת היונים, Me'arat HaYonim, lit. Cave of the Pigeons) is a cave located in a limestone bluff about 250 meters above modern sea level, in the Upper Galilee, Israel. The site had...
Sands of Beirut
The Sands of Beirut were a series of archaeological sites located on the coastline south of Beirut in Lebanon.
The Sands were a complex of nearly 20 prehistoric sites that were destroyed due to bu...
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Sefid-Ab
Sefid-Ab is an archeological site in central Iran and is the first known evidence for Upper Paleolithic occupation of that region. The site is associated with an old spring which was an important wate...
Wall of Jericho
The Wall of Jericho was a Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) defensive or flood protection wall suggested to date to approximately 8000 BC.
One wall was excavated by Sir Charles Warren in 1868 at the ...
Teshik-Tash
Teshik-Tash is an archaeological site in Uzbekistan in central Asia. During the excavation in 1938 by A. P. Okladnikov in the Bajsuntau cave remains of a Neanderthal male child were discovered in a s...
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Šipka (cave)
Šipka is a cave located near Štramberk, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic, 440 m above sea level. In 1880, a mandible of a Neanderthal child was found there. The age of the child has been estim...
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Abu Madi
Abu Madi is a cluster of prehistoric, Neolithic tell mounds in Southern Sinai, Egypt. It is located east of the Saint Catherine's Monastery at the bottom of a granite ridge. It was suggested to have b...
Gesher (archaeological site)
Gesher is an archaeological site located on the southern bank of Nahal Tavor, near kibbutz Gesher in the central Jordan Valley of Israel. It bears signs of occupation from two periods, the very early ...
Gesher (archaeological site) - Wikipedia
Krzemionki
Krzemionki, also Krzemionki Opatowskie, is a Neolithic and early Bronze Age complex of flint mines for the extraction of Upper Jurassic (Oxfordian) banded flints located about eight kilometers north-e...
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Xiaochangliang
Xiaochangliang (simplified Chinese: 小长梁; traditional Chinese: 小長梁; pinyin: xiǎochángliáng) is the site of some of the earliest paleolithic remains in East Asia, located in the Nihewan Basi...
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Shanidar Cave
Shanidar Cave (Kurdish: Şaneder or Zewî Çemî Şaneder; Arabic: كَهَف شانِدَر‎) is an archaeological site located on Bradost Mountain in Iraqi Kurdistan. The remains of ten Neanderthals, datin...
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