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World’s Oldest Human Bone Found In Saudi Arabia

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On Thursday, Media Reports said that, Archeologists declared the discovery of world’s oldest human bone in Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia.

The bone which is believed 90000 years old, is the middle part of the middle finger of a human being, rendering it the oldest human trace found till date in the Arabian Peninsula.

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage had announced the find, said the bone was discovered during excavations at Tayma, where a large oasis exists with a long history of habitation.

A joint research team of Saudi archaeologists and experts from Oxford University made the discovery.

The team is part of the Green Arabia Project, a Saudi-British survey and excavation undertaking aiming to perform several environmental and archaeological studies of various historical sites in Saudi Arabia.

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