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Ran Barkai

Why did the ancient man return again and again, over hundreds of thousands of years, to the same quarry sites? It turns out that the secret lies in the migration routes of the elephants
The need to hunt small animals caused prehistoric man to improve his mental abilities in order to perfect his hunting tools
A new article by Dr. Miki Ben Dor and Prof. Ran Barkai, researchers from the Department of Archeology offers a unifying explanation for the cumulative physiological changes and social behavior of humans since the appearance of humans about two million years ago
The layered site, which was apparently used by humans of the late Homo erectus type, was a favorite site, to which the humans returned again and again. Bone remains of a wide variety of animals were found on the site
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