Excavating ‘World’s first tool’, 250, 000 years after
New research published in the Journal of
Archaeological Science by a paleoanthropologist April Nowell-led team at the
University of Victoria shows sophistication of human-like species of the Stone
Man's 'oldest tool'
Dated to early humans who lived 250, 000 years ago in a former oasis near
Azraq, Jordan, contents of the research from UVic and partner universities in
the US and Jordan seemed to have found the oldest evidence of protein residue of
butchered animals including horse, rhinoceros, wild cattle and duck—on stone
tools. READ MORE.