Stone tool uncovered in Turkey pinpoints when humans left Asia for Europe

December 24, 2014 5:45 PM

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Stone tool uncovered in Turkey pinpoints when humans left Asia for Europe

The quartzite flake, found in Western Turkey, has placed humans in the area between 1.24 million and 1.17 million years ago. (University of Royal Holloway London)

The discovery of a very old stone tool in Turkey has helped scientists to consider when early humans passed through the gateway from Asia to Europe.

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