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Early modern human: Old Stone Age ''Homo sapiens''
Early modern human (EMH) or anatomically modern human (AMH) are terms used to distinguish Homo sapiens that are anatomically consistent with the range of phenotypes seen in contemporary humans from extinct archaic human species. This distinction is useful especially for times and regions where anatomically modern and archaic humans co-existed, for example, in Paleolithic Europe. As of 2017, the oldest known skeleton of an anatomically modern human is the Omo-Kibish I, which dates to about 196,000 years ago.


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