The earliest modern humans outside Africa

  title={The earliest modern humans outside Africa},
  author={Israel Hershkovitz and Gerhard W. Weber and Rolf M. Quam and Mathieu Duval and Rainer Gr{\"u}n and Leslie Kinsley and Avner Ayalon and Miryam Bar-Matthews and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Valladas and Norbert Mercier and Juan Luis Arsuaga and Mar{\'i}a Martin{\'o}n‐Torres and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Berm{\'u}dez de Castro and Cinzia Fornai and Laura Mart{\'i}n‐Franc{\'e}s and Rachel Sarig and Hila May and Viktoria A. Krenn and Viviane Slon and Laura Rodr{\'i}guez and Rebeca Garc{\'i}a and Carlos Lorenzo and Jose Miguel Carretero and Amos Frumkin and Ruth Shahack-Gross and Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer and Yaming Cui and Xinzhi Wu and Natan Peled and Iris Groman-Yaroslavski and Lior Weissbrod and Reuven Yeshurun and Alexander Tsatskin and Yossi Zaidner and Mina Weinstein-Evron},
  pages={456 - 459}
Earliest modern humans out of Africa Recent paleoanthropological studies have suggested that modern humans migrated from Africa as early as the beginning of the Late Pleistocene, 120,000 years ago. Hershkovitz et al. now suggest that early modern humans were already present outside of Africa more than 55,000 years earlier (see the Perspective by Stringer and Galway-Witham). During excavations of sediments at Mount Carmel, Israel, they found a fossil of a mouth part, a left hemimaxilla, with… 

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  • Xue-feng SunS. Wen Hui Li
  • Geography, Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2021
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