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03 Jan 2011 21:57


World: Archeologists in Greece discover that cavemen used boats

  • The results of the survey not only provide evidence of sea voyages in the Mediterranean tens of thousands of years earlier than we were aware of so far, but also change our understanding of early hominids’ cognitive abilities.
  • The Greek Culture Ministry • Regarding some primitive tools found recently on the island of Crete. Scientists date the tools as being at least 130,000 years old, implying that our ancestors developed the ability to migrate by sea way earlier than we’d thought. “Up to now we had no proof of Early Stone Age presence on Crete,” one official said. They’re currently performing more tests to determine which continent the tools came from.  source