90000-year-old middle finger discovered in Saudi Arabia

Archaeological project conducted by archaeologists from Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom discovered a human bone that is said to possibly be 90000 years old. The find was made at Taas al-Ghadha site, near Tayma in northwestern Saudi Arabia.

Documentation of the find (by The Times of Israel)
Documentation of the find (by The Times of Israel)

The discovery was made as part of the Green Arabia project, that examines sites at ancient lakes in the Nafud Desert to determine how various phases of climate change in the region affected human migration and settlement. The newly discovered bone is said to be the oldest bone ever discovered in the country. The experts state that it also suggests human habitation in the region can be dated back 325000 years.

(after The Times of Israel)

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