Beginning more than 1.5 million years ago, early humans made stone handaxes in a style known as the Acheulean — the longest lasting tool-making tradition in prehistory. 841 more words
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BY FAZALE RANA – JULY 14, 2016
I love cashew nuts! Apparently, so do capuchin monkeys.
A team of scientists from Oxford University (in the UK) and the University of Sao Paulo (in Brazil) report that capuchin monkeys in the northeast forests of Brazil make sophisticated use of stone tools to extract cashew nuts from shells.1… 849 more words
The Ness of Brodgar is one of the largest and most important Neolithic excavations in Northern Europe.
The dig is continuing to reveal an increasingly large complex of monumental Neolithic structures together with ‘artwork’, over 30,000 pieces of pottery, large assemblages of bones and stone tools – including over 30 unique stone axes. 658 more words
Since discovery in 2010 that remains of the genus Homo at Dmanisi in Georgia were about 1.85 Ma old several more instances of bones and stone tools a few hundred thousand years less than that age have turned up in China. 794 more words