Re: Earliest tools

29 Sep 1995 20:19:50 GMT

JamShreeve ( sez:
`I think the oldest tools right now are around 2.5 million years. I think
`they are from the Omo in Ethiopia or possibly Lake Turkana in Kenya, but
`I'm not sure.

Are they associated with any hominid remains? Are they believed to
be h. habilis tools? ...I wonder how well the hominids would have
managed in consuming meat from large animal carcasses before that

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