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Neanderthals in the Americas?

Is it possible that Neanderthals were actually in the Americas? According to mainstream theory (OOA) the Neanderthals made it just about everywhere except into the Americas. 1,515 more words

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Mt Carmel and our Fascination with It

Mt Carmel is located in northern Israel with a number of towns situated there namely the city of Haifa which is on the northern slope and is Israel’s third largest city. 785 more words

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The Intriguing Dmanisi Man

Homo erectus is perhaps the most intriguing ancient human ancestor in my mind because there were so many “firsts” with this species. For instance, H. erectus likely was the first AHA to harness fire, to cook their food, and possibly to wear some sort of clothing or skins. 1,591 more words

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Oldest Modern Human Fossil Found Outside Africa

Earlier this month it was announced that a large international research team discovered the earliest known modern human fossil outside of Africa and they interpret the find to mean that modern humans left Africa at least 50k years earlier than previously thought which, frankly, may or may not be so. 434 more words

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500 kya H. Erectus hand axes found in Israel

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered hundreds of hand-axes likely used by Homo erectus and dating to about 500 kya at Jaljulia northeast of Tel Aviv. The artifacts are made of knapped flint and were unearthed during a dig next to Highway Route 6 which is one of Israel’s busiest routes. 331 more words

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INTO Africa and OUT OF Eurasia? Genetics say YES!!

A paper that came out in September 2017 by Professor Ulfur Arnason calls for a new paradigm and it’s making some waves. Professor Arnason is a neuroscientist at the University of Lund in Sweden and in the paper he places the LAST COMMON ANCESTOR of Homo sapiens sapiens (modern humans) and the Neanderthals somewhere in EURASIA, not Africa. 1,912 more words

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A Personal Connection with Dmanisi

Recently I had a DNA analysis done and most of the ethnic results I expected except for one. I was surprised to learn that 5% of my ethnic DNA comes from the Caucasus region located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. 804 more words

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