A Greek skull may belong to the oldest human found outside of Africa

Homo sapiens may have reached southeastern Europe as early as 210,000 years ago

Greek skull fragments

GREEK ENTRY  Two partial skulls from a Greek cave, one identified as a Neandertal (left) and one as a Homo sapiens (right), point to a human presence in southeastern Europe more than 200,000 years ago followed by Neandertals replacing them at least 170,000 years ago.

K. Harvati/Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

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