It is believed that Homo habilis were the first hominids to create and use tools. These creatures lived in Africa about 1.5 million years ago. Homo habilis probably lived alongside Australopithecus. However, their larger bodies and brains would have given them a clear advantage.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
In the ancient Mediterranean world people used olive oil to wash rather than soap.