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New Fossil Found In Israel Suggests A Much Earlier Human Migration Out Of Africa
npr ^ | January 25, 2018

Posted on 01/26/2018 5:20:54 AM PST by SMGFan

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the oldest fossil of a modern human outside Africa. The fossil suggests that humans first migrated out of the continent much earlier than previously believed.

The scientists were digging in a cave called Misliya, on the slopes of Mount Carmel on the northern coast of Israel. "The cave is one of a series of prehistoric caves," says Mina Weinstein-Evron of the Zinman Institute of Archaeology at the University of Haifa, who led the team. "It's a collapsed cave, but people lived there before it collapsed."

The cave had been occupied for several hundred thousand years, she says.

(Excerpt) Read more at npr.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Israel
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; israel; misliya; mountcarmel; neandertal; neandertals; neanderthal; neanderthals
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1 posted on 01/26/2018 5:20:54 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

So Africa was a S***Hole back then as well.


2 posted on 01/26/2018 5:43:11 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Women who are 25 pounds overweight tend to live longer than the men who mention it.)
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To: Michael.SF.

Either that or the SUV’s made the climate too uncomfortable.


3 posted on 01/26/2018 5:52:14 AM PST by ArtDodger
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To: SMGFan

Is anyone else tired of this dogmatic BS that all humans “migrated out of Africa”?


4 posted on 01/26/2018 5:56:09 AM PST by ManHunter (You can run, but you'll only die tired... Army snipers: Reach out and touch someone)
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To: SMGFan
They keep stumbling over their Darwinian narrative.
5 posted on 01/26/2018 5:57:21 AM PST by iontheball (lLL)
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To: SMGFan

when these “palestinians” migrated out of Africa, were they intent on a one state solution or two?


6 posted on 01/26/2018 6:02:24 AM PST by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: SMGFan

npr as source. No thanks.


7 posted on 01/26/2018 6:20:27 AM PST by onedoug
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To: ManHunter

Well if the Bible is to be believed, the Garden of Eden and creation of man had to be in one and only one place. Why not Africa? Why is that dogmatic BS?


8 posted on 01/26/2018 6:25:55 AM PST by New Jersey Realist ( (Be Nice To Your Kids. They Will Pick Out Your Nursing Home))
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To: ManHunter

I’m not tired of the “out of Africa” hypothesis because it’s supported by evidence.


9 posted on 01/26/2018 6:29:33 AM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: onedoug

Here it is from Fox:

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/01/25/jawbone-discovered-in-israel-is-earliest-modern-human-fossil-outside-africa.html


10 posted on 01/26/2018 6:31:27 AM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: ManHunter
Is anyone else tired

The dam is starting to break.

But remember, multiregional evolution (which is obviously what happened) does not rule out a founder population in Africa, one of the few places where humans could have survived the Toba event - and it does not mean that present-day Bantu peoples are the direct ancestors of the Han, the Dravidians, the Aryans or the Europeans.

11 posted on 01/26/2018 6:36:40 AM PST by Jim Noble (Single payer is coming. Which kind do you like?)
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>> it does not mean that present-day Bantu peoples are the direct ancestors of the Han, the Dravidians, the Aryans or the Europeans <<

Agreed. But I’m not ready to rule out a Kalahari-Bushman-like people as the common ancestors to all the groups you mention.


12 posted on 01/26/2018 6:58:24 AM PST by Hawthorn
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To: New Jersey Realist

>> the Garden of Eden and creation of man had to be in one and only one place <<

Yep, and probably it wasn’t in New Jersey, at least not anywhere near the upper reaches of the Turnpike.


13 posted on 01/26/2018 7:00:49 AM PST by Hawthorn
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To: SMGFan

That must’ve been when Neanderthal Michelle made her exodus out of Africa.


14 posted on 01/26/2018 7:07:06 AM PST by MayflowerMadam (Have an A-1 day.)
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To: Moonman62

Thanks. Better.

Though what does this say about Peking Man, dated at twixt 680k-780k years?

Independent evolution?


15 posted on 01/26/2018 7:17:50 AM PST by onedoug
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Though what does this say about Peking Man, dated at twixt 680k-780k years?

...

Peking Man was a Homo erectus, an older species than modern humans. They left Africa hundreds of thousands of years earlier.


16 posted on 01/26/2018 7:31:55 AM PST by Moonman62 (Make America Great Again!)
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To: SMGFan

Even back then they knew it was a sh$&thole.


17 posted on 01/26/2018 7:49:39 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: Hawthorn

“Yep, and probably it wasn’t in New Jersey, at least not anywhere near the upper reaches of the Turnpike.”


LOL. Reminds me of my first trip to Israel. After visiting Masada and doing a bit of traveling in the Dead Sea area, I remarked to my brother, “You know, the Bible could only have been written here - it couldn’t have been written in New Jersey.” We are (or I was, at the time) from New Jersey.


18 posted on 01/26/2018 8:10:13 AM PST by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: SunkenCiv; blam

Ping


19 posted on 01/26/2018 8:23:35 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Moonman62
They left Africa hundreds of thousands of years earlier.

According to fossils found and dated in the country of Georgia, almost two MILLION years ago.

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

20 posted on 01/26/2018 8:53:38 AM PST by Alas Babylon! (Keep fighting the Left and their Fake News!)
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