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Archaeologists Unearth Ancient 'Picnic Spot' in Israel Indicating Early Humans May Have Been Smarter Than We Thought
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Archeologists excavating an ancient river bed in Israel have uncovered a hoard of elaborate flint tools suggesting the cognitive abilities of early humans were closer to our own than was previously thought, reported Haaretz. The site was discovered when experts where surveying an area near the Arab-Israeli town of Jaljulia, where a new neighborhood is slated for construction. Experts from the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University have been excavating an area of about a hectare, where there was formerly a marshy river bed, since November, 2016. read more


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