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Fossil finger bone of Homo sapiens from Al Wusta, Saudi Arabia | Ian Cartwright
Archaeology

Discovery of Finger Fossil in Saudi Arabia Revises Story of Early Human Migrations

The oldest Homo sapiens fossil found outside of Africa or the Levant suggests that early human migrations were far more frequent and geographically widespread than previously thought.

Survey and mapping of Al Wusta, Saudi Arabia | Klint Janulis
General view of the excavations at Al Wusta, Saudi Arabia. The ancient lake bed (in white) is surrounded by sand dunes of the Nefud Desert. | Michael Petraglia