A reconstruction and computer model of part of a skull named Apidima 2, believed to be Neanderthal, released on Friday. Image: Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen via AFP

Rewriting history: 210,000-year-old skull found in Greece identified as ‘oldest human fossil’ outside Africa

  • Discovery suggests mankind may have arrived in Europe more than 150,000 years earlier than scientists previously estimated
  • Findings support idea that Homo sapiens made several, sometimes unsuccessful migrations from Africa over tens of thousands of years
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A reconstruction and computer model of part of a skull named Apidima 2, believed to be Neanderthal, released on Friday. Image: Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen via AFP
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