Humans settled earlier in Australia's remote outback

Humans started to settle inland Australia 10,000 years earlier than previously believed, scientists said Thursday, after discovering thousands of artefacts and bones in a rock shelter in the remote outback.

9,000 year-old ritualized decapitation found in Brazil

A 9,000 year-old case of human decapitation has been found in the rock shelter of Lapa do Santo in Brazil, according to a study published September 23, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by André Strauss from the Max ...

Review uncovers favourite rock shelter hangouts

Archaeologists studying data from excavations around Fortescue Metals Group's Cloudbreak and Christmas Creek mines say some Pilbara rock shelters were far more important to early humans than previously thought.

Eastern Oregon dig uncovers ancient stone tool

Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.

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