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Cuba was inhabited by humans 10,000 years ago

A recent census of Cuba’s numerous prehistoric sites has revealed that humans were living on the island 10,000 years ago.

n compiling Cuba’s human settlement history, the indigenous peoples are catalogued as pre-agro pottery (before the 3rd century B.C.E.), proto-agricultural (2nd century B.C.E.) and agro pottery (5th century C.E.) to encompass their diverse sociocultural connections.

Archaeologists Jose Jimenez Santander, who is in charge of the census, and the head of the archaeology department at the Cuban Institute of Anthropology, Alfonso Cordova, said that so far more than 3,200 aboriginal archaeological sites have been located on the island.

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Story: EFE | Photo: EFE

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