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Child’s tooth dated 560,000 years old discovered

France 3/Scoop, Jul 27

A child’s tooth was found at an excavation site at Tautavel, Pyrénées-Orientales.

Dating experts sat that it is 560,000 years old and therefore dates from the Paleolithic and the Pleistocene era.

Its state of conservation is relatively good, and there are signs of wearing on the enamel.

This tooth represents the 151st human remain discovered at Tautavel, it will soon be housed in the museum.

You can see a video of the site here.

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