Human-like footprints have been found stamped into an ancient sea shore fossilised beneath the Mediterranean island of Crete.
They shouldn’t be there.
Testing puts the rock’s age at 5.7 million years.
That’s a time when palaeontologists believe our human ancestors had only apelike feet.
And they lived in Africa.
The third Istanbul Design Biennial will be held from Oct. 22 to Dec. 4, 2016, under the auspices of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (?KSV) with a focus on the connection between design and humanity.
Curators Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley announced the concept of the biennial at a meeting held Dec. 1 at the Istanbul Archaeological Museums Library.
Footprints dating back to the Neolithic period (6,400 B.C.) have been discovered during excavations in BarÃ§Ä±n tumulus in the northwestern province of Bursaâs YeniÅehir district.
KoÃ§ University academic, Rana Ãzbal, said works had been continuing in BarÃ§Ä±n tumulus since 2007 under the coordination of the Culture and Tourism Ministry and the Dutch Research Institute.