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Stone Age campers set up separate activity areas

Hominids displayed advanced organizational thinking almost 800,000 years ago

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1:52pm, December 17, 2009

Stone Age members of the human evolutionary family took organization to heart — and to hearth. Nearly 800,000 years ago, inhabitants of a campsite in what’s now northern Israel conducted different activities in different parts of their living space, much as hunter-gatherers do today, says a team led by archaeologist Naama Goren-Inbar of Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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