So-called Levallois cores discovered in China. The ancient tools date back to between 80,000 and 170,000 years ago. Photo: Marwick et al

Prehistoric ‘Swiss Army knives’ are discovered in China, upending theory that ancient tech was a western import

  • Relatively complex tools dating back 170,000 years challenge the idea that migration brought advanced techniques to prehistoric China
Topic |   China science

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So-called Levallois cores discovered in China. The ancient tools date back to between 80,000 and 170,000 years ago. Photo: Marwick et al
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