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Følg sporet af de allerførste mennesker, der vandrede op gennem Jylland.

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Etchings on this 77,000 year-old ochre stone, found in a seaside cave east of Cape Town, South Africa, suggest ancient humans were capable of complex behavior and abstract thought thousands of years earlier than once believed. The study appears in the Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, edition of Sciencexpress, the online version of the journal Science. (AP Photo/Science)

Cave's ancient treasure / 77,000-year-old artifacts could mean human culture began in Africa

Etchings on this 77,000 year-old ochre stone, found in a seaside cave east of Cape Town, South Africa, suggest ancient humans were capable of complex behavior and abstract thought thousands of years earlier than once believed. The study appears in the Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, edition of Sciencexpress, the online version of the journal Science. (AP Photo/Science)

Sungir/Sunghir is an early Upper Paleolithic archeological site located 192 km from Moscow; radiocarbon dated to around 30,000 BP. These ancient Caucasoids were decorated with thousands of mammoth-ivory beads, originally sewn onto cloth! Notice the remains of the beaded cap on one of their heads. The image to the left is an artist's recreation.

Sungir/Sunghir is an early Upper Paleolithic archeological site located 192 km from Moscow; radiocarbon dated to around 30,000 BP. These ancient Caucasoids were decorated with thousands of mammoth-ivory beads, originally sewn onto cloth! Notice the remains of the beaded cap on one of their heads. The image to the left is an artist's recreation.

These 500,000-Year-Old Tools Still Contain Traces Of Animal Fat - Archaeologists working in Israel have made an extraordinary discovery — the earliest instance of Lower Paleolithic-Acheulian stone bifaces and scrapers with the residue of elephant fat still on them. It's considered an archaeological first.

These 500,000-Year-Old Tools Still Contain Traces Of Animal Fat

These 500,000-Year-Old Tools Still Contain Traces Of Animal Fat - Archaeologists working in Israel have made an extraordinary discovery — the earliest instance of Lower Paleolithic-Acheulian stone bifaces and scrapers with the residue of elephant fat still on them. It's considered an archaeological first.

Three snakes. Snakes are rare in northern hemisphere Paleolithic art. Mammoth tusk; carved, polished and engraved. 138 x 81 mm.   Malta Site (excavations by M.M. Gerasimov, 1928-1930), Siberia, the River Belaya, near Irkutsk, Russia   Maltinsko-buretskaya Culture. 23 000 - 19 000 BP   Photo and text: http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/

Three snakes. Snakes are rare in northern hemisphere Paleolithic art. Mammoth tusk; carved, polished and engraved. 138 x 81 mm. Malta Site (excavations by M.M. Gerasimov, 1928-1930), Siberia, the River Belaya, near Irkutsk, Russia Maltinsko-buretskaya Culture. 23 000 - 19 000 BP Photo and text: http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/

A Mesolithic amber amulet in the form of a bear. (National Museum of Denmark) A bear? Looks more like a wild boar to me with that prolonged snout

A Mesolithic amber amulet in the form of a bear. (National Museum of Denmark) A bear? Looks more like a wild boar to me with that prolonged snout

These are the oldest paintings known to man.   Left by prehistoric artists more than 30,000 years ago, they are located  inside the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave in Southern France, which has been closed to the public since its discovery in 1994.

These are the oldest paintings known to man. Left by prehistoric artists more than 30,000 years ago, they are located inside the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave in Southern France, which has been closed to the public since its discovery in 1994.

Reconstitution d'une hutte en os de mammouth (Musée de Kiev, Ukraine).

Reconstitution d'une hutte en os de mammouth (Musée de Kiev, Ukraine).

More people with Neanderthal qualities

More people with Neanderthal qualities

Building Göbekli Tepe Gallery -- National Geographic

Building Göbekli Tepe Gallery -- National Geographic

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