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Tool pre-dating modern humans identified in northern Israel

Tool pre-dating modern humans identified in northern Israel

The round dolomite stone, originally discovered in the 1960s, was recently re-examined and led researchers to conclude that it was used to grind materials to allow hominids to maximize the resources at their disposal. The oldest known grinding tool, found in the Tabun Cave on Mount Carmel. Credit: Courtesy/Iris Groman Yroslavski. (December 29, 2020 / Israel Hayom) The oldest tool identified to date,...

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Danny Rosenberg Iris Groman Yroslavski Israel Mina Weinstein-Evron Ron Shimelmitz Tabun Cave