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Old October 24th, 2010 #19
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Default Neanderthals 'did NOT make tools and jewellery': Study finds items at famous dig site

Neanderthals 'did NOT make tools and jewellery': Study finds items at famous dig site are actually from later period

Last updated at 2:17 PM on 20th October 2010

The theory that some Neanderthals were advanced enough to create jewellery and tools similar to those of modern humans has suffered a major setback.

Scientists using radiocarbon dating found that an archaeological site that links Neanderthal remains to sophisticated tools may actually contain items from different eras mixed together.


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