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    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

    Denmark (Ancient Göte) Iron Age Bog man

    Tassili cave painting (2500 BCE or older)

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    Male and female figures from Ubirr Rock, Arnhem Land, Australia

    Neolithic Female Figurine Origin: El Kadada, Sudan 4000 BCE

    Chauvet Cave in the valley of the Ardèche River in France is filled with paintings, engravings and drawings created more than 30 000 years ago, of cave lions, mammoths, rhinos, bison, cave bears and horses. It contains the earliest known cave paintings, as well as other evidence of Upper Paleolithic life.

    An incredible sculpture based off bones measurements of the Magdalenian Woman, a pristine 15,000 year old skeleton, by Elisabeth Daynès. Hi rez.

    Masked Ceremonial Dogon Dancers. Sangha, Dogon Country, Mali. By Gavin Hellier.

    Sculpture of Cro-Magnon Man whose skeleton was found in 1868 at Les Eyzies France by mharrsch, via Flickr

    Australopithecus anamensis (or Praeanthropus anamensis) is a stem-human species that lived approximately four million years ago. Nearly one hundred fossil specimens are known from Kenya and Ethiopia, representing over 20 individuals.

    Homo erectus, first fire user.

    Venus figurine from Kostenki | 23 000 - 21 000 BC. Limestone H 10.2 cm. This figurine represents the Palaeolithic ‘Venus’, with overlarge breasts and belly.

    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.

    Statues of bison modelled in clay on floor of Le Tuc d'Audoubert (Ariege) France; c. 15,000 BC; clay low relief; each 24" in length

    Neanderthal skull reconstruction

    Skhul Cave (Israel). "The site contains the purposeful burial of several early modern humans, which all fall within the time range of 100-130,000 years ago.... Naturally perforated shells were discovered associated with the burials, including Nassarius gibbosuslus, Acanthocardia deshayesii, Laevicardium crassum, and Pecten jacobaeus, and are interpreted by scholars as purposeful ornamentation."

    Mungo Man, discovered in 1974, was an early human inhabitant of the continent of Australia, who is believed to have lived between 68,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene epoch. The remains are the oldest anatomically modern human remains found in Australia to date.

    Ingá Stone, Paraiba State, Brazil

    Grotte Chauvet en Ardèche.

    Turkana Boy, 1.5 million years old. H.Ergaster (1.8-1.3 million years old) Probably the first to have a voice.