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 Angelhaken deuten auf uralte Seewege hin (1) infographic
Graphic shows how the discovery of the world’s earliest fish hooks is shedding light on the sophisticated levels of fishing possessed by ancient seafarers and possible routes they followed to Australia.
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Angelhaken deuten auf uralte Seewege hin (1)

November 24, 2011 - Remains of large fish and ancient fishing gear dating back about 42,000 years and found at a shelter in East Timor, suggest modern humans possessed high levels of maritime skills and technology that would have made possible the early colonization of Australia and Oceania.

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PUBLISHED: 25/11/2011; STORY: Duncan Mil; PICTURES: Susan O’Connor
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