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Earliest Evidence of Controlled Fire

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Earliest Evidence of Controlled Fire

Earliest Evidence of Controlled Fire

Earliest Evidence of Controlled Fire

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Burnt seeds, wood and flint found in Israel could be the oldest evidence of controlled use of fire by our ancestors. Have archaeologists unearthed leftovers from a 790,000 year-old dinner?

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Nira Alperson
*Graduate student, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem