HomeSearchLog inRegister
Latest topics
» Jerzy "the ghoul" & POOFness for APR 24: THIS WEEK (Begins With MORE BULLSH*T Pandering! GIVE ME MORE MONEY!!)
Yesterday at 11:45 pm by PurpleSkyz

»  "Cobra = Cabal" - The SAGA Continues
Yesterday at 10:55 pm by PurpleSkyz

» The Mysterious "Band Of Holes" Near Paracas Peru
Yesterday at 10:43 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Wes Annac - My Introduction | Openhearted Rebel
Yesterday at 10:41 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Crop Circles 2017 - Oliver's Castle, Wiltshire, UK - 24th April 2017
Yesterday at 10:37 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Nationwide Search For Missing Holistic Doctor Continues
Yesterday at 10:27 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Study Shows Damage To ‘The Seat Of The Soul’ After Aluminum-Adjuvanted Vaccination & Glyphosate
Yesterday at 10:10 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Operation Gotham Shield? Trump OK's Wikileaks End, What Really Happened This Week!
Yesterday at 9:42 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Elephant Cries Tears of Joy After Being Released From 50 Years of Captivity
Yesterday at 9:10 pm by Honeybee63

» This Weeks RV/CGR News - 2017: 4/23 - 4/29
Yesterday at 8:06 pm by bs4ever

» Antifa Violence Exposed | Jack Posobiec and Stefan Molyneux
Yesterday at 7:50 pm by PurpleSkyz

» The Free Energy Revolution Has Begun
Yesterday at 7:38 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Big Internet Outage Is Causing Problems from Coast to Coast
Yesterday at 7:20 pm by PurpleSkyz

» 4/24/2017 -- M7.1 (M6.7) strikes South America / Chile -- Large shake reports coming in
Yesterday at 7:18 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Jerzy Babkowski (AKA ZAP) Canadian Scammer! Fraud! Report! Investigate!
Yesterday at 4:30 pm by WilliaminUSA

» Forrest Gumps Idiots Guide Through The Matrix
Yesterday at 1:18 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Oaths and Demonic Possession...
Yesterday at 12:13 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

» 5 things an elite banking Dutch Whistleblower tells us #NWO
Yesterday at 12:05 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

» Anna von Reitz - Another Declaration of Independence --- Everyone Take Note, Share, Go Viral!
Yesterday at 11:01 am by PurpleSkyz

» Cindy Kay Currier - Global bankster reset could begin today - The Secret Global Reset Agreement
Yesterday at 10:04 am by PurpleSkyz

» Scumbag Jerzy Babkowski Admits Taking The Photos!
Yesterday at 9:52 am by RamblerNash

» Was Gobekli Tepe a Memorial Site of a Biblical Event?
Yesterday at 7:59 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Elements of the Periodic Table and Natural Science Parts 1-4 Santos Bonacci 2017
Yesterday at 7:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ Planet X: Evidence compiling, government denying plus MORE
Yesterday at 7:52 am by PurpleSkyz

» Russian Mathematicians Solve the Mysterious Voynich Manuscript
Yesterday at 7:50 am by PurpleSkyz

» "Imminent" Alien Invasion Revealed By NASA Administrator? 4/24/17
Yesterday at 7:49 am by PurpleSkyz

» Benjamin Fulford Updates - April 24, 2017
Yesterday at 7:30 am by PurpleSkyz

» The National assembly Nationalizes the States of the Union original Constitutions
Yesterday at 7:27 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News - Giant UFO Hovers Over Statue Of Liberty In New York plus MORE
Yesterday at 7:10 am by PurpleSkyz

Who is online?

Share | 
 

 1-Million-Year-Old Artifacts Found in South Africa

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
PurpleSkyz
Admin
avatar

Posts : 58301
Join date : 2012-01-04
Location : Woodstock Nation

PostSubject: 1-Million-Year-Old Artifacts Found in South Africa   Sun Jul 27, 2014 4:48 pm

1-Million-Year-Old Artifacts Found in South Africa

Jul 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com
« PREVIOUS
|


Archaeologists from the University of Toronto and the University of Cape Town have unearthed a large number of Early to Middle Pleistocene stone artifacts including hand axes, flakes and other tools at an archaeological site near the town of Kathu in Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

Hand axes found at the Kathu Townlands site, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Image credit: Walker SJH et al.
The site, named the Kathu Townlands, is one of the richest archaeological sites in South Africa. It is up to 1,000,000 years old.
The Kathu Townlands is one component of a grouping of prehistoric sites known as the Kathu Complex.
Other sites in the complex include Kathu Pan 1 which has produced fossils of animals such as elephants and hippos, as well as the earliest known evidence of tools used as spears from a level dated to half a million years ago.
The 2013 excavations at the Kathu Townlands have produced tens of thousands of stone tools such as flakes, cores and bifaces.

Flakes and cores found at the Kathu Townlands site, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Image credit: Walker SJH et al.
“The Kathu Townlands was the site of ongoing intensive occupation and exploitation for stone tool manufacture,” Dr Michael Chazan of the University of Toronto’s Department of Anthropology and his colleagues wrote in a paper published in the journal PLoS ONE.
“While one function of the site might have been as a quarry, rough-outs and primary flakes are rare, and there is a small component of finished tools (including rare hand axes made on non-local quartzite) suggesting that the site might have had a more diversified function.”
Dr Chazan added: “we need to imagine a landscape around Kathu that supported large populations of human ancestors, as well as large animals like hippos.”
“All indications suggest that Kathu was much wetter, maybe more like the Okavango than the Kalahari. There is no question that the Kathu Complex presents unique opportunities to investigate the evolution of human ancestors in Southern Africa.”
_____
Walker SJH et al. 2014. Kathu Townlands: A High Density Earlier Stone Age Locality in the Interior of South Africa. PLoS ONE 9 (7): e103436; doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103436




Thanks to: http://www.sci-news.com


  

Back to top Go down
 
1-Million-Year-Old Artifacts Found in South Africa
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Out Of Mind :: GALACTIC AWARENESS :: HISTORIES MYSTERIES-
Jump to: