Qafzeh: Oldest Intentional Burial
At Qafzeh, Israel, the remains of as many as 15 individuals were found in a cave, along with 71 pieces of red ocher and ocher-stained stone tools. The ocher was found near the bones, suggesting it was used in a ritual.
Date of Discovery:
Discovered by: R. Neuville
Age: About 100,000 years old