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Scientists reveal face of the first European - Telegraph

The head was rebuilt in clay based on an incomplete skull and jawbone discovered in a cave in the south west of the Carpathian Mountains in Romania by potholers.

Using radiocarbon analysis scientists say the man or woman, it is still not possible to determine the sex, lived between 34,000 and 36,000 years ago.  

Europe was then occupied by both Neanderthal man, who had been in the region for thousands of years, and anatomically-modern humans - Homo sapiens.

Modern humans first arrived in Europe from Africa.

by Fran on Tue May 5th, 2009 at 01:52:03 PM EST
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