Morocco excavation site

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Archaeologists Discover 1.3 Mn Yrs Old Stone Age Hand-Axe Site

Archaeologists in Morocco have discovered a 1.3 million years old Stone Age handaxe manufacturing site at a quarry on the outskirts of Casablanca, an international team reported on July 29. Formerly dated back to 700,000 years, the discovery pushes back the start date of North Africa's Acheulian Stone Age, corresponding to homo Erectus ancestors, by several thousand years. Furthermore, Moroccan archaeologist Abdelouahed Ben Ncer called it "… read-more

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 12:03 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Acheulian Stone Age, Morocco, Archaeologists, Handaxe Manufacturing site, homo erectus

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