Archaeologists Unearth A 1.8-million-year-old Human ToothSeptember 12, 2022 18:47
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Archaeologists Unearth A 1.8-million-year-old Human Tooth:- The archaeologists in Georgia unearthed a 1.8-million-year-ild tooth that belonged to a rare human species. The report has been published in Reuters and the discovery was made last week by a student near the digging site. The tooth was found in the village of Orozmani which is located 100 km from the southwest of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. The region is located near Dmanisi where the human skulls are located. The archeologists came to a confirmation that the recent finds say that the region is the home of the earliest prehistoric human settlements in the Europe and outside Africa.
The report also told that the finds in Dmanisi changed the understanding of the scientists about the early human evolution and migration. The latest site is just 20 kms from Dmanisi and it bring more evidence that the region is the first place for early humans settled after migrating out of Africa. The National Research Centre of Archaeology and Prehistory of Georgia said "Orozmani, together with Dmanisi, represents the centre of the oldest distribution of old humans - or early Homo - in the world outside Africa". Giorgi Kopaliani, an archaeologist with the Georgian National Museum told that he showed the tooth to the team from the Georgian National Museum and it was a human tooth.
Georgian archaeologists found a 1.8-million-year-old tooth belonging to an early species of human https://t.co/lWfrNdtPQS pic.twitter.com/ocr7EucEda— Reuters (@Reuters) September 9, 2022
The digging process started in 2019 and it was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The archeologists were blown away with the findings after they resumed digging.