By: Emele Maisey
Ian Graham is a British Mayanist, a scholar who specializes in the research and study of Central American pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Becoming a Harvard professor after spending decades out in the field he has devoted most of his adult life to helping make the ancient...
By: Loredana Ghitescu
Nothing intrigues and summons up the adventurous spirit inside of languid readers more than a rare glimpse into the history of mankind along with a remarkable series of vivid recollections of first-hand experiences from The Mayan Ruins of Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Ian Graham’s...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Introduction The Abu Simbel Temples are built on orders of Ramses II and dedicated to Ptah and Amun Re, the two greatest gods of the time. The temples were built in a way that allows the sun to light up sculptures on the back walls...
Anthropology: The Red Deer Cave People of China
By: Ray Langley
The evolution of man from ape to Adam is a debate between creationist and evolutionist as to the origin of man, yet the breadth of the earth’s existence certainly has room to entertain both beliefs. It is a debate that has continued because each...
By: Brynn Bowery
The Red Deer Cave People are a highly important scientific discovery as it pertains to the evolution of human beings. Ironically, though, the discoveries of the fossilized remains in two different caves in southwestern China occurred in 1979, and 1989 respectively, and were left untouched...
Anthropology: The Red Deer Cave People of China
By: Erin M. Ritz
A new species has recently been discovered in China. The species is human, and is possibly a new trail in the long evolutionary line from the neanderthals to modern existence. They have been called the "Red Deer Cave People" because their bones were found in...
Archaeological sites: Jenne-jeno
By: Jerome Carter
Jenne-Jeno is an archeological site on the inner Niger River Delta in Mali. Between the fourth and the twelfth centuries, Jenne-Jeno was an important trade center. It is one of the largest and oldest towns that has been excavated in West Africa. Settled in the...
Did prehistoric humans eradicate the Neanderthals?
By: N. Owen Holme
In 1856, while quarrying limestone in the Neander Valley, workers uncovered the remains of a previously unknown kind of animal, some long bones and a skull fragment with heavily ridged eyebrows. Darwin's controversial “Origin of Species” was published three years later in 1859 and...
By: Maria C Collins
Archeologists found the first Neanderthal fossils in 1856, in a limestone quarry in Dusseldorf, in the Neander Valley (Germany). Since then scientists have advanced many theories as to why Neanderthals “disappeared”. Recent Advances in dating techniques and genetic science have called into doubt many...
Did prehistoric humans eradicate the Neanderthals?
By: Mac Pike
Homo neanderthalensis was a close cousin of modern man. Generally known as Neanderthal man, these short, strong and very tough people inhabited Eurasia for over 150,000 years from about 200,000 ago until just less than 30,000 years ago, when modern man superceded...

 

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