Contact: Carol Hughes
Arizona State University
Caption: Arizona State University paleoanthropologist Curtis Marean examines a section in Cave 13B at Pinnacle Point in South Africa where he and an international team of researchers found ochre, bladelets and evidence of shellfish -- findings that reveal the earliest dated evidence of modern humans.
Credit: (Photo courtesy of Don Johanson, Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University)
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