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2000-year-old tools found in Finland

Surveys in northern Finland have led to the discovery of 2,000-year-old stone tools. The most exceptional part of the archaeological find was a stone spear tip or a possible prehistoric knife, which was discovered close to the Norwegian border. The stone implement has been uncovered by high winds as it lay

Oldest-known spear tips found in South Africa

Researchers in South Africa have discovered stone spear tips that date back 500,000, making them the oldest-known spear tips in the world. Human ancestors were regularly killing game by 780,000 years ago in the Middle East, as evidenced by remains of butchered deer carcasses. Until now, the earliest stone spear tips

Bronze Age hoard found in Essex field

A hoard of axe heads, spear tips and other objects which date back to the Bronze Age have been found in a field in Essex. The items include an intact pottery container with heavy contents which has been removed undisturbed.The materials are now at a local museum where archaeologists hope

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