Jericho is one of the earliest continuous settlements in the world.
Comparing these DNA sequences revealed that the Andes’ lowland and highland peoples split about 8,750 years ago, give or take a few centuries.
Neolithic tools found in Bhutan indicate that people have been living in the Himalayan region for at least 11,000 years.
The first traces of people living in the Fraser Valley date from 8,000 to 10,000 years ago. The StÃ³:lÅ called this area, their traditional territory, S’Ã³lh TÃ©mÃ©xw. The early inhabitants of the area were highly mobile hunter-gatherers.
Agriculture arose independently in at least three regions: South America, Mesoamerica, and eastern North America.
Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization
According to archaeological and genetic evidence, wild cattle or aurochs (Bos primigenius) were likely domesticated independently at least twice and perhaps three times.
The 9th millennium MPPNB period in the Levant represented a major transformation in prehistoric lifeways from small bands of mobile huntergatherers to large settled farming and herding villages in the Mediterranean zone.
Ounjougou has yielded the earliest pottery found in Africa, and is believed to be one of the earliest regions (along with East Asia) in which the independent development of pottery occurred.