Fascinating sites of prehistoric human footprints in East Africa you should know about

Mweha Msemo October 20, 2018

Melka Kunture (Ethiopia)

The site of Melka Kunture in Ethiopia was inhabited by a group of prehistoric human species called Homo heidelbergensis. 700,000 years ago, this group of ancient human adults and children as young as one-year-old left footprints in a muddy bank by a pool, which were preserved by a layer of volcanic ash. Inhabitants of the site were accompanied by animals, stone tools and the butchered remains of a hippo.


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