Exodus (2000)

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  • Featuring

    Hugh Quarshie

  • Countries

    United Kingdom USA

  • Year

    2000

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

The fifth programme in a six-part series exploring evolution and the origins of human life. Tells how the discovery of bones, tools and artefacts at two archaeological sites on Africa's southern coast have helped scientists to calculate that people indistinguishable from the modern human species (Homo sapiens) first appeared in Africa about 150,000 years ago. Explains why those early African beach-dwellers left their homeland to colonise other continents.

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