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Friday, June 10, 2005

Stone Tools in Iran Dated to 400,000 Years B.P.

Recent studies conducted by a team of archaeologists in Iran have revealed that stone tools uncovered there are determined to be about 400,000 years old. They were discovered in an area where it has long been held that human presence dates back to about 50,000 years. If the earlier date holds, the tools could be associated with a hominid species that sojourned here long before our own (homo sapiens).

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