Prehistoric Cave in Greece
A cave in Thessaly, Greece, that harbors evidence of prehistoric human habitation will soon be open to visitors world-wide. Known as the Cave of Theopetra, it was inhabited by humans from the Middle Paleolithic (110,000 B.C.E.) to the Upper Paleolithic (3,000 B.C.E.). Featured are four human footprints, skeletons dated to 15,000, 9,000, and 8,000 B.C.E., stone tools, and remains of fire that took place approximately 46,330 years ago. See the website for details.
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