In Pictures: Uncovering The Beds Of Ancient Humans

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Excavated sleeping mats

Credit: Prof. Lyn Wadley
Researchers have found sleeping mats from early humans in South Africa, as many as 77,000 years ago, created out of local plants. Starting around 73,000…Read More »

years ago, the site's inhabitants burned the bedding periodically, perhaps to get rid of pests and garbage. The excavation site at Sibudu is pictured here.    Less «
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