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How Do We Know These Were Hearths?

How Do We Know These Were Hearths?

How Do We Know These Were Hearths?

Scientists found debris from stone toolmaking that had been scorched by fire at Gesher Benot-Ya’aqov. Close by were concentrations of burned seeds and wood, marking the location of early hearths. More than a dozen hearths, dating back 790,000 years, have been found at the excavation site.

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