Misliya Cave on Mt Carmel in Israel where the fossils were found. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Fossils of oldest humans outside Africa found in Israel

In a cave, a team of Israeli researchers have found an upper jaw and teeth of our species Homo sapiens that lived there around 180.000 years ago. That makes these remains the oldest trace of human presence outside Africa, indicating that humans have spread to the Arabian Peninsula some 50.000 years earlier than previously assumed.

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