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Dental Delight: Perfectly Preserved 70,000 Year Old Tooth Found in France

August 24, 2020
by Yahoo News

Researchers unearthed a tooth estimated to be around 70,000 years old, at the archaeolocial site of Montmaurin, in Haute-Garonne, near the Spanish border. The incisor, believed to have belonged to a Neanderthal adult, was found in the Coupe-Gorge cave.

The tooth was found on August 11, just a few days after archaeologists continued excavations that were abandoned in the 1960s.

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