Paleolithic remains unearthed in Korea





PYONGYANG--The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has unearthed more than 14,000 historical relics and remains dated back to the Old Stone Age, the official KCNA news agency said Saturday.

Two layers of culture were found in the natural limestone Chongphadae Cavern, Huangju County, North Hwanghae Province.

More than 30 pieces of stone tools, including a cutter, a hand-taking axe, a thrusting tool, and a scraper from the middle of the Old Stone Age were discovered in the first layer of culture.

Meanwhile, more than 2,000 pieces of stone tools, such as a pusher, a carving tool and a stone blade belonging to the latter term were unearthed in the second layer of culture.

Two upper jaw-bones and three lower jaw-bones of Modern men who lived nearly 20,000-60,000 years ago were also discovered, the KCNA added.


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