Archaeologists Find Remains Of Cemetary In Greener Sahara

August 15, 2008

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient cemetary from the Stone Age in the Sahara Desert, when the Sahara was quite green....Washington (ChattahBox) – Archaeologists have discovered an ancient cemetary from the Stone Age in the Sahara Desert, when the Sahara was quite green.

University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno and his team made the discovery while searching for dinosaur fossils.

The ancient cemetary revealed human remains from thousands of years ago. as well as marine life, harpoon points, tools, etc.

The site dates back to when the Sahara was at its wettest point around 10,000 years ago.

The Sahara during this time was set to be extremely green, opposite of how it is now..

The discovery has been reported on in the September issue of National Geographic Magainze.


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