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Mousterian Flint Tool. Northern Plains, Samangan Province.

January 1976
This chance find demonstrates how rich the soil of Afghanistan is in prehistoric material. It also emphasizes how industrious Neanderthal Man was in this region at this early time when technology was just developing.
Photo: Louis Dupree

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NATIONAL MUSEUM I - BCE (Before Common Era)
January 1976<br />
This chance find demonstrates how rich the soil of Afghanistan is in prehistoric material. It also emphasizes how industrious Neanderthal Man was in this region at this early time when technology was just developing.  <br />
Photo: Louis Dupree