Ostrich eggshell beads reveal 50,000-year-old social network across Africa

Journal Reference: Jennifer M. Miller, Yiming V. Wang. Ostrich eggshell beads reveal 50,000-year-old social network in Africa. Nature, 2021; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04227-2 Ostrich eggshell beads: a window into the past Ostrich eggshell (OES) beads are ideal artifacts for understanding ancient social relationships. They are the world’s oldest fully manufactured ornaments, meaning that instead of relying on … Read more

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