Oldest Jewelry? "Beads" Discovered in African Cave
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/04/0415_040415_oldestjewelry.html

Hillary Mayell, National Geographic News


This site from National Geographic examines the possibility that early humans were capable of symbolic thought as early as 75,000 years ago. The accepted time for “modern” behavior has previously been placed at 40-45,000 years ago. Arguments both for and against the evidence from digs in Africa are scrutinized.

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Subject: Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Biosphere:Evolution