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The earliest modern humans in Europe

The reanalysis of findings from two archaeological sites calls for a reassessment of when modern humans settled in Europe, and of Neanderthal cultural achievements. See Letters p.521 & p.525

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Figure 1: Human remains.
Figure 2: Principal dispersal routes of the earliest modern humans across Europe.

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Mellars, P. The earliest modern humans in Europe. Nature 479, 483–485 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/479483a

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