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Friday, December 2
December 2, 2011

Archaeologists have discovered Lapita pottery and evidence of long-term occupation in mainland Papua New Guinea. The Lapita culture developed on islands of the east coast of Papua New Guinea, and is then known to have spread east, as people settled islands in the Pacific. ‚ÄúThis is a whole new chapter of Pacific history that nobody […]

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Thursday, December 1
December 1, 2011

Stone tools uncovered in Oman suggest that Homo sapiens arrived in Arabia tens of thousands of years earlier than previously thought. Optically stimulated luminescence dates indicate the tools, which resemble those made in northeast Africa, are roughly 106,000 years old. Scientists think that early modern humans from Africa may have traveled across the Red Sea […]

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