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6,500-year-old tooth filling found in Slovenia

A tooth found in a cave in Slovenia is the oldest evidence of dentistry yet found. Italian researchers believe they have discovered the oldest dental filling -- a beeswax cap applied to a left canine tooth about 6,500 years ago. The filling was discovered by chance as Claudio Tuniz, Federico Bernardini and

Ancient wooden spear tip found in Slovenia

Archaeologists in Slovenia have found a wooden spear tip believed to be between 38,000 and 45,000 years old. 'A spear tip made of wood is something absolutely new for that period,' the head of Slovenia's Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage (ZVKDS), Ms Barbara Nadbath, was quoted as saying. The tip,