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7,000-year-old tool workshop found in Bulgaria

A workshop used to make flint tools from 4800 B.C. has been found in Bulgaria. A “huge” workshop for flint tools dating back to the Late Chalcolithic, or about 4,500-4,200 years ago, has been discovered by Bulgarian archaeologists in archaeological excavations of a settlement mound near the town of Kamenovo, Razgrad

Prehistoric elephant remains found; butchered by early humans

The remains of an elephant has been found in Kent, England, along with flint tools used by early humans to butcher the animal. Since the excavation, which took place in 2004, Francis has been carrying out a detailed analysis of evidence recovered from the site, including 80 undisturbed flint artefacts found

Neanderthals were living in Britain 40,000 years earlier than thought

Flint tools dating back 100,000 years have been found in Britain, proving that Neanderthals were living there 40,000 years earlier than previously thought. The country was previously assumed to have been uninhabited during this period. ''I couldn't believe my eyes when I received the test results,'' said Dr Wenban-Smith. ''We