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Melting alpine glaciers are revealing fascinating clues to Neolithic life in the high mountains
And the finds are not confined to 3000 BC. Some of the leather found, and a fragment of a wooden bowl, date from 4500 BC, older even than Oetzi, making them the oldest objects ever found in the Alps.
Adams (Lena River) Mammoth, 1799 36,000-37,000 years
Beresovka mammoth, 1900 more than 39,000
Shandrin mammoth, 1971 42,000 years
River Indigirka woolly rhino 38,000 years
Selerikan horse, 1968 35,000-40,000
'Dima', 1977 40,000
Khatanga mammoth, 1977 more than 50,000
Originally posted by Hanslune
Howdy Mapsurfer AFAIK these are the dates for the oldest deep freeze mammoth.
[edit on 25/8/08 by Hanslune]
Homo erectus is known to have consumed mammoth meat as early as 1.8 million years ago (Levy 2006: 295).