Seafood helped prehistoric people migrate out of Africa, study reveals

June 16, 2020 - General

Prehistoric pioneers could have relied on shellfish to sustain them as they followed migratory routes out of Africa during times of drought, a new study suggests.

Living specimen of the marine mollusc Conomurex fasciatus. Millions of these shells were found
on the Farasan Islands in Saudi Arabia as the food refuse of prehistoric fishers
[Credit: Niklas Hausmann]The study examined fossil reefs near to the now-submerged Red Sea…

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