Oldest modern human remains outside Africa found in Israel

“This is the smoking gun that confirms what geneticists have been predicting,” he said. “We had finds from Africa and from Europe but we were missing the connection between them; it’s like finishing a puzzle and finding that a piece is missing: it drives you crazy. This is the missing connection between the older African populations and the later European populations.”

via Oldest modern human remains outside Africa found in Israel – Archaeology – Israel News | Haaretz.

Another piece of the puzzle.

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