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Italian Caves Were Home to Both Humans and Neanderthals
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
NAPLES, ITALY—Italian researchers say they have found evidence of habitation by both Neanderthals and modern humans in the caves of Roccia San Sebastiano, which overlook the Tyrrhenian Sea, near Naples. The earliest archaeological layers in the cave are 40,000 years old, and they yielded Neanderthal tools and a tooth lost by a Neanderthal child.
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