Mungo Man: the final journey of our 40,000-year-old ancestor



It started out in an industrial complex carpark – hardly fitting, it seemed, for a man who helped us redefine our understanding of human history – but this was the repository for treasured artefacts that were held in collection by the Australian National Museum.
Hemmed in by a Bunnings trade warehouse, kitchen joinery workshops and automative businesses, it was the place from which Australia’s oldest known man, Mungo Man, began his three-day, 800km journey back to country.
The first port of call was Wagga Wagga, a 250km run down the Hume Highway from Canberra into New South Wales’s Riverina... read more

 
19 November 2017 in World News, Views: 84
Source: Guardian
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