5,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Found In Denmark Reveal Day In The Life Of Stone Age Fishermen

November 14, 2014 8:51 PM

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5,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Found In Denmark Reveal Day In The Life Of Stone Age Fishermen

To walk in the footsteps of Stone Age fishermen will require a trip to the island of Lolland in Denmark, where two sets of human tracks were recently discovered near the banks of the Baltic Sea. The footprints were roughly 5,000 years old and marked the location of an ancient fishing site, researchers from the Museum Lolland-Falster announced earlier this month.

The imprints are hardly the oldest human footprints ever uncovered, but archaeologists described them as being different from anything encountered in Denmark before. "This is really quite extraordinary, finding footprints from humans," Terje Stafseth, an archaeologist with the museum who studied the...

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