This is a list of dates associated with the prehistoric peopling of the world The list is divided into ... with the date of the first known or hypothesised modern human presence (or "settlement", although Paleolithic humans were not sedentary).

This timeline of human prehistory comprises the time from the first appearance of Homo ... 40,000–30,000 years ago: First human settlement (Aboriginal Australians) in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne. ... 35,000 years ago: oldest known figurative art of a human figure as opposed to a zoomorphic figure (Venus of Hohle Fels).

Why did humans first turn from nomadic wandering to villages and togetherness? The answer may lie in a 9500-year-old settlement in central Turkey.

Jun 7, 2017 ... Idea that modern humans evolved in East Africa 200000 years ago challenged by ... Reconstruction shows earliest known Homo sapiens skull.

May 9, 2008 ... New evidence from the Monte Verde archaeological site in southern Chile confirms its status as the earliest known human settlement in the ...

In 1981, the age of the Petralona skull deduced by Poulianos was investigated and the protocol published in the journal Nature. The scientists ...

What is the oldest archaeological human settlement site in the USA? ... What is the earliest evidence of human settlement currently known?

Jan 3, 2018 ... Scientists investigating the DNA of a prehistoric human child have found it ... Teeth of oldest known human ancestor discovered in Dorset.

Jun 7, 2017 ... The 300000-year-old bones and stone tools were discovered in a surprising place—and could revise the history of our species.

Nov 3, 2016 ... Humans arrived in the arid interior of Australia some 10,000 years earlier than we thought, archaeologists suggest, with the discovery of ancient ...