Sciences – Archaeology : we found the first Europeans - The Point

archaeology The first Europeans Excavations in the cave of Bacho Kiro, Bulgaria. Prehistoric times. The paleoanthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin (Max-Planck-

Sciences – Archaeology : we found the first Europeans - The Point

archaeology

The first Europeans

Excavations in the cave of Bacho Kiro, Bulgaria.

Prehistoric times. The paleoanthropologist Jean-Jacques Hublin (Max-Planck-institute and the Collège de France) strikes again with a great shot. After having discovered the oldest Homo sapiens of the world, in Morocco, he announced, in the journal Nature , the updating of the old Homo sapiens european, in the cave of Bacho Kiro, Bulgaria. No skeletons integers, but tiny fragments of bone mixed in with thousands of other, of animal origin. A dating a very reliable, gives 45 000 to 46 000 years ago. This makes getting the modern man to Europe earlier than we thought. The cohabitation with...

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Topic conducted by Frédéric Lewino

Tsenka Tsanova/MPI EVA Leipzig – Matthias Vogt/University of Bremen – PIAGGESI/Fotogramma/ROPI-REA

Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 00:34

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