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Did Neanderthals Teach Modern Humans How to Make Tools?

Once the closest living relatives of modern humans, Neanderthals may have crafted the oldest examples of a kind of bone tool used in Europe.

August 13, 2013
7:33 AM EDT
Neanderthals may have crafted what are the oldest examples of a kind of bone tool called a lissoir, which was used to smooth out hides to make them tougher. Here, we see the most complete lissoir found during excavations at the Neanderthal site of Abr. | Abri Peyrony & Pech-de-l'Azé I Projects