This copper awl is the oldest metal object ever found in the Middle East

August 25, 2014 12:30 PM

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Find means humans were producing metal tools hundreds of years earlier than believed.

Metal tools are one of the most valuable resources modern archaeologists have when it comes to learning about our ancestors – because they last longer than wood or clay, they can offer us glimpses into the past that few other things can. According to researchers from the University of Haifa (along w...

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