TITLE

Reflecting mankind's African origin, oldest fossil found in Ethiopia

PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Jet;12/09/96, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a 2.33 million year old human jaw bone found in Ethiopia which extends the lineage of the genus Homo by 400,000 years, and tools found nearby that suggest that Homo may have been the world's first toolmakers. The idea that direct ancestors of modern humans developed tools; The find as the first that directly associated humans with tools.
ACCESSION #
9612137583

 

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