Caves in Spain contain ancient human remains that were modified – study

Ancient human remains that were buried in caves in Spain have been shown to be modified prior to their burial, according to a recent study. The research, published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE on Wednesday last week, examines the Cueva de los Marmoles, one of the most important cave contexts from southern Spain. […]

Ancient sandals unearthed in Spain may be the oldest footwear ever found

Ancient sandals unearthed in Spain may be the oldest footwear ever found

Sandals discovered in a bat cave in southern Spain may be the oldest footwear ever discovered in Europe, scientists said this week, estimating that they could be up to 6,200 years old. Baskets, tools and the sandals found in the 19th century at a hunter-gatherer burial site in the Cueva de los Murci√©lagos, or […]