Archaeologists have discovered the first evidence that aborigines live in Australia for at least 65 thousand years. According to a new discovery, they arrived on the continent on 18 thousand years earlier than previously thought, said on Thursday, July 20, BBC.
Artifacts attesting to this, was dug out of the mountain refuges in the Northern territory. According to the researchers, they found the oldest stone axes in the world and ochre crayons, which are believed to be used for drawing. Previously, scientists believed that people arrived in Australia 47-60 thousand years ago.
According to associate Professor the University of Queensland Chris Clarkson, this discovery is of great importance for everything from wearechangela the history of mankind, and ending with the views of aboriginal people about how long they live in Australia.