Stone circles show Neandertals’ social, technical skills

176,500-year-old stalagmite structures found in French cave

French cave

ANCIENT RING  A new study finds that Neandertals built structures out of stalagmites. Here, a researcher takes measurements of a circular arrangement of stalagmites created in a French cave around 176,500 years ago.

Etienne Fabre/SSAC

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