Stone-tool makers reached North Africa and Arabia surprisingly early

Ancient Homo species left primitive cutting implements far beyond East Africa

stone tool artifact

MEAT ‘N GREET  Animal bones and stone artifacts unearthed in North Africa, including this chunk of stone from which sharp-edged flakes were removed, indicate that hominids chowed down on meat there as early as 2.4 million years ago.

M. Sahnouni

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