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Fragmented skeletal elements represented a minimum of two individu- als were discovered in a Paleolithic site near Esna.

The remain was dated to 16,00 years ago. The 1st individual represented

by cranial and upper limb bones, was a young adult (or late adolescent) of undeterminable sex. While the 2nd  individual represented by pelvic and lower limb bones was a mature adult male.

Biological affinity: Reports regarding the biological affinities of these skeletal remains suggested similarity to Jebal Sahaba and Wadi Halfa populations.

This conclusion would support an hypothesis of a morphologically homogenous population in the Nile valley during the Late Pleistocene.