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The oldest European skeleton remains

A 1.8-million-year-old skull blends features of a number of early human species   A series of stunning discoveries is challenging the conventional view that Africa is the sole cradle of humankind. Scientists have found a number of ancient human skulls at an archaeological site near the village of Dmanisi (Georgian: დმანისი) in Georgia that suggest a Eurasian chapter in the evolutionary story of mankind. Two have been given the oldest Georgian names, Zezva and Mzia (Georgian: ზეზვა და მზია). A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors. In 1990s, [...]
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