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Millions of Years Old Ancient Fossils Discovered in Eritrea

Human and animal fossils aged between 800 to one million and from 1.1 to 1.2 million were discovered in Eritrea
Human and animal fossils aged from 800 to one million and from 1.1 to 1.2 million were discovered in Eritrea through archeological excavation. (Photo: Excavation of ancient Adulis kingdom by Dr. Tsegai Medin)

BY SHABAIT

During archeological excavation conducted from 20 February to 1st March at the Gelalo sub-zone, the Northern Red Sea region, through the “Engel’ela-Ramud Project” fossil aged millions of years was discovered. Continue reading Millions of Years Old Ancient Fossils Discovered in Eritrea

Eritrea: Discovery of Ancient Human Remains in Buya

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Ancient human remains have been discovered in the Northern Red Sea region believed to be of major significance in the history of human evolution. The discovery was made in partnership with the Commission of Culture and Sport, Museum of Northern Red Sea, and experts from Italy. Continue reading Eritrea: Discovery of Ancient Human Remains in Buya

Italo-Eritrea Archeologists Discover Horn of Africa’s Oldest Churches

…. dates back to the second half of the 4th century.

The oldest churches in the Horn of Africa has been discovered in the ancient city of Adulis by a group of researchers from Eritrea and Italia. (photo: Ansa)

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An Italo-Eritrean mission found remains of two early Christian churches, which dates back to the second half of the 4th century, and, therefore, it is estimated that the Horn of Africa Christianity would have extended few decades after the Decree of Costantino, who, in 313 AD, made the practice of faith free. Continue reading Italo-Eritrea Archeologists Discover Horn of Africa’s Oldest Churches

800,000-Year-Old Footprints Found in Eritrean Desert

The first footprints of a direct ancestor to modern humans may have been found in the desert of southeast Eritrea.

Homo Erectus origin may have been found in Eritrea. The footprints provide vital information about our ancestors’ gait and locomotion. (Photo: Alfredo Coppa/Sapienza University Rome)

By Rossella Lorenzi | for Seeker,

Researchers digging in the desert of southeast Eritrea have uncovered what could be the first footprints that are clearly attributed to Homo erectus, a species of hominid widely considered to be a direct ancestor to modern humans.

Estimated to feature a size 12 foot size, the fossilized footprints were possibly made by tall individuals some 800,000 years ago in sandy sediments along the shores of what was once a large lake surrounded by grasslands. Continue reading 800,000-Year-Old Footprints Found in Eritrean Desert

Over 1.5 Million Year-old Human Skeleton Discovered in Buya, Eritrea

Eritrean Researchers working hard in narrowing the human trace gap

BY SHABAIT,

Over one-million-year-old human skeleton including skulls and molars have been unearthed in Buya area, Northern Red Sea region.

In the task undertaken by Eritrean and Italian archaeologists, the skeleton of the human species was excavated by Mr. Tsegai Medin, director of the research department at the National Museum of Eritrea.

The unearthing of molars of human beings dating back to 1, 400,000 – 650,000 years in the Horn of Africa region was detected by Mr. Husein Omar, a guard of historical sites. Continue reading Over 1.5 Million Year-old Human Skeleton Discovered in Buya, Eritrea