World’s oldest ritual discovered. Worshipped the python 70,000 years ago
SOURCE: http://www.apollon.uio.no (11-30-06)
A new archaeological find in Botswana shows that our ancestors in Africa engaged in ritual practice 70,000 years ago — 30,000 years earlier than the oldest finds in Europe. This sensational discovery strengthens Africa’s position as the cradle of modern man.