Tools May Have Been First Money

Tools May Have Been First Money

ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY JENNIFER WALSH AT LIVESCIENCE.COM Hand axes, small handheld stone tools used by ancient humans, could have served as the first commodity in the human world thanks to their durability and utility. The axes may have been traded between human groups...
'Neanderthal tools' found at dig

'Neanderthal tools' found at dig

Dozens of tools thought to have belonged to Neanderthals have been dug up at an archaeological site called Beedings in West Sussex. The tools could have been used to hunt horses, mammoth and woolly rhinoceros. “The impression they give is of a population in...