First comprehensive strontium isotope map of Israel will help track movements of ancient people, animals

August 23, 2020 - General

Fresh insight gleaned from rocks and soil mapped across Israel will help reveal more information about ancient humans, animals and evolution in the Middle East region.

Close-up of a 12,000-year-old human burial embedded in the white material found
in the Ein Gev cave [Credit: Times of Israel]Strontium is an element found in a range of natural materials in a variety of forms, known as isotopes. It’s incorporated into soils and water as…

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