Oldest Stone Tool Sheds Light On Movements Of Ancient Humans

December 25, 2014 4:58 PM

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Scientists have just discovered the oldest stone tool ever in Turkey, a find that’s shedding light on the movements of early humans in the area, a new study says. (Photo : University of Royal Holloway London)

“This discovery is critical for establishing the timing and route of early human dispersal into Europe. Our research suggests that the flake is the earliest securely-dated artifact from Turkey ever recorded and was dropped on the floodplain by an early hominin well over a million years ago,” researc...

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