Nigeria’s 8,000 year old boat

Wow, this is really amazing. This is from 8,000 years ago, before written language. Before civilization rises. Just after a global rise in the oceans.

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This extend the oldest canoo back from 6,000 years to 8,000. Look at the previous record holder:

This is related to evidence that humans dispersed very quickly along rivers and the coast in the distant past.

https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/512988

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