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27 October 2009
Paleolithic remains unearthed in Korea

More than 14,000 findings and remains dating back to the Paleolithic Age have been unearthed in the Chongphadae Cavern, Hwangju County, North Hwanghae Province (Northwestern Korea) by archaeologists of Kim Il Sung University. More than 30 pieces of stone tools, including a cutter, an axe, a thrusting tool, and a scraper from the Paleolithic were discovered in the first layer. Meanwhile, more than 2,000 pieces of stone tools, such as a pusher, a carving tool and a stone blade dating back to a later period were unearthed in a second layer. Two upper jaw-bones and three lower jaw-bones of men who lived nearly 20,000-60,000 years ago were also discovered.

Source: China View (24 October 2009)

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