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1.4-million-year-old Homo erectus handaxe made from Hippo bone unearthed in Ethiopia

July 20, 2020 - General

A 1.4-million-year-old large bone fragment shaped into handaxe-like form has been found in Ethiopia by paleoanthropologists working at the Konso research area.

The 1.4-million-year-old bone hand axe found in East Africa (shown from both sides) expands the known
toolmaking repertoire of Homo erectus [Credit: Berhane Asfaw, University of Tokyo]

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