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Tabun Cave
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Tabun Cave

Tabun Cave in Israel, which is associated with (among others) Neanderthal remains and tools.
Neanderthal Skeleton & Reconstruction
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Neanderthal Skeleton & Reconstruction

Skeleton and reconstruction of the La Ferrassie 1 Neanderthal found in France, as seen in an exhibit in the National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo, Japan.
Woolly Mammoths
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Woolly Mammoths

Artist's vision of woolly mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) in a late Pleistocene landscape in northern Spain. Mammoths were hunted by prehistoric humans.
Neanderthal Burial, La Chapelle-aux-Saints (reconstruction)
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Neanderthal Burial, La Chapelle-aux-Saints (reconstruction)

Reconstruction of the Neanderthal burial at La Chapelle-aux-Saints, France, on display at Musée de La Chapelle-aux-Saints, Corrèze, France.
Venus of Brassempouy
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Venus of Brassempouy

The Venus of Brassempouy is one of the earliest known realistic representations of a human face. It belongs to the Gravettian culture of Upper Palaeolithic Europe and was probably carved between c. 26,000 and c. 24,000 years ago. It was made...
Spread and Evolution of Denisovans
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Spread and Evolution of Denisovans

Map showing a possible scenario of the spread and evolution of Denisovans. On the right, it shows that Homo sapiens shares a common ancestor with the Neanderthals and Denisovans, who are sister species. There is evidence of interbreeding...
Dinaledi Chamber, Rising Star Cave
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Dinaledi Chamber, Rising Star Cave

Schematic cross-section through a portion of the Rising Star cave system showing the Dinaledi Chamber, where fossils of Homo naledi were first discovered in 2013 CE.
Young Woolly Mammoth Carcass
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Young Woolly Mammoth Carcass

This carcass of a young woolly mammoth, nicknamed 'Yuka', is on display in Moscow after being found in an astonishingly good condition in Siberia. It died around 39,000 years ago and was between 6 and 11 years old.
Mammoth Engraving
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Mammoth Engraving

Cast of an engraving of a woolly mammoth on mammoth ivory made by early modern humans (Homo sapiens) at the rock shelter of La Madeleine, France, between c. 17,000- c. 11,000 years ago. It resides at the Collection de Paleontologie du Museum...
Homo Naledi Composite Skeleton
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Homo Naledi Composite Skeleton

A composite skeleton that represents multiple individuals of Homo naledi, created from specimens found in the Dinaledi chamber in the Rising Star Cave, South Africa. The specimens have been dated to between 236,000 and 335,000 years old.
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