We already used bows and arrows in Europe for over 50,000 years | Archeology

The rock shelter of the Mandrin Cave, in the Drôme region of southern France, is reconstructing part of our history – especially that of modern humans, or homo sapiens. Last year, fossils recovered from this archaeological site had already indicated that the homo sapiens had arrived in Western Europe ahead of schedule, specifically 54,000 years ago. Part of these fossils and the artifacts found there now reveal that, precisely 54,000 years ago, the first modern humans in Europe already used bows and arrows (or at least similar weapons).

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