Humans Started Using Fire around 350,000 years ago: Study

December 15, 2014 11:45 AM

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New archaeological evidence has revealed that our ancestors or early humans first began to use fire for different activities around 350,000 years ago. The discovery could bring new understanding to the development of culture and human behavior.

The strongest signs of humans controlling fire have been provided by flint fragments discovered in a cave named as Tabun Cave in the limestone cliffs of Mount Carmel, close to Haifa on the Mediterranean coast of northern Israel.

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