Oldest engraved shell by human ancestor discovered in museum collection

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 13:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Scientists have stumbled upon the oldest known shell to have been engraved by an early human - a Homo erectus from about half a million years ago. They found it in a Dutch museum collection, where it sat untouched since the 1930s.

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