Humans have had the same question as long as they’ve been around: where did we come from?

There are clues from our past that help us understand this question – and when they are discovered they offer one more piece to this ever-intriguing puzzle.

Some pieces, however, are more significant than others and allow for huge steps towards this understanding.

We’ve assembled a list of 15 of some of the most impactful archeological discoveries and laid them out for you here. Check it out and be sure to share it with a friend!