The Cave with Bones

Title sounds quite vampirical, doesn’t it. Actually, it’s about something quite human, and that from before the vampire age. That is, if you believe that humans 40,500 years ago hadn’t engaged on the vampire route just yet. The Cave with Bones, discovered in 2002 close to Anina in South-Western Romania was the finding place of the oldest known human remains on the European continent.

To get some context, here’s where the said cave fits in the historic human migration scheme, courtesy of National Geographic,

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and if you’re into this kind of stuff, there’s a good wikipedic article on the subject.

Thanks Turambar for the info.

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One response to “The Cave with Bones

  1. melodyanderson July 14, 2011 at 06:34

    Thanks for the great graphic! I just posted an article about the Cave with Bones on my blog and found the National Geographic migration depiction fascinating. Thanks again!

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