Early humans travelled to Greek islands tens of thousands of years earlier than believed

October 17, 2019 - General

An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier humans at least 200,000 years ago, tens of thousands of years earlier than previously believed.

‘Neanderthals on Naxos!’ [Credit: Kathryn Killackey]The findings, published in the journal Science Advances, are based on years of excavations and challenge…

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