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Humans prepared beds to sleep over 200,000 years ago

August 14, 2020 - General

Researchers in South Africa’s Border Cave, a well-known archeological site perched on a cliff between eSwatini (Swaziland) and KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, have found evidence that people have been using grass bedding to create comfortable areas for sleeping and working on at least 200,000 years ago.

Border Cave in the Lebombo Mountains. Panorama from drone images
[Credit: A. Kruger/Wits University]These beds, consisting of sheaves…

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