This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet tall, had light hair and fair skin, and he lived about 3,000 years ago in what is today the Xinjiang region of western China. He sports facial tattoos. And the world’s oldest surviving pair of pants. He’s among a group of mummies found in the Tarim Basin dating from between about 1900 B.C. and 200 A.D
South African Cave Yields Strange Bones Of Early Human-Like Species
Homo Naledi via npr: National Geographic paleoartist John Gurche used fossils from a South African cave to reconstruct the face of Homo naledi, the newest addition to the genus Homo. Listen to the story. #Science #Evolution #Homo_Naledi
Chauvet Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December 18, 1994, it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately 30,000–32,000 years ago.
"Bog Body ★♥★ National Museum of Denmark : The Tollund Man is unusually well-preserved, probably the most well-preserved body from pre-historic times in the world ★♥★ In denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. Body of an adult male who was approximately 30 to 40 years old when he died."