Israeli scholars find millions-year-old human traces in ‘Miracle’ Cave
A group of scholars from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Toronto have unearthed traces of human activities dating back to millions of years in the Wonderwerk Cave in South Africa’s Kalahari Desert. Their findings were published in the May issue of the Quaternary Science Reviews.
The cave, whose name means ‘miracle’ in the Afrikaans language, offers some of the earliest evidence of use of fire and tool production.
The new study employed paleomagnetism…