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Archaeology

Parent Category: Anthropology
For questions on the theory, method, and practice of studying past cultures and peoples.
Not any more! Prehistoric/predynastic Egypt had a savannah-like environment, and this is attested to by Saharan rock paintings in Egypt and other North African Saharan countries showing monkeys, giraffes, rhino's, lakes and rivers with crocodiles and fish and even people dancing in the rain and...
Without water, your body wouldn't be able to get rid of toxins thatcan cause damage to your cells and organs. Water is also needed formaintenance of body temperature, digestion, absorption of food, andcirculation of blood.
People in times before clocks were in common usage used the sun asa basis for timekeeping. Sun dials were common in city squares andat churches.
genus, then species (homo=the genus, sapiens=the species)
the wargles from morrgarath because he needed miners to build a secret bridge he was working on for a long time
Averaged out at about six million years ago when we split from the chimpanzee branch.
The position of the foramen magnum on the fossil Australopithecus africanus discovered by Raymond Dart suggested to him that the species had an upright posture and was bipedal .
It depends on your religion, after all "It was always burning Sincethe worlds been turning!" So really it depends on who you thinkmade the world turn first!
stuff like spear heads and weapons that were craved by scraping it against other obijects.
If the respiratory system failed, you will obviously die, due to lack of air. If you couldn't breathe for even 10 minutes, no human can live without air for that long.
Toumai is the nickname given to the first fossil remains of Sahelanthropus tchadensis to be discovered.
......mosquitoes, rats, ticks, fleas, cockroaches and pathogens. And the appendix - it serves no anatomical purpose, but can still make you ill, i.e. appendicitis.
The oldest pyramid is 40000 years old! you added on extra '0', the pyramids are about 4,000 years old and although they are impressive, Newgrange in Co. Meath in Ireland is about 5,000 years old and used corbelled roofing technology long before the Egyptians thought of it!
The ancestors of today's chimps were ape like creatures that roamedthe Earth millions of years ago. Chimps and humans evolved fromthese creatures.
he sees tao almost get killed and tries to save him..he chases taofor the clan but pretends he cant find him
We have discovered remains of human civilization in and aroundAfghanistan that dates to roughly 90,000 years ago. As a result, wedo not have names for these particular people.
Archaeology tells us about people in the past - what they looked like, what they ate, what types of houses they lived in, the types of work they did and the dieseases they suffered from. Archaeology can tell us about the objects they valued and those they didn't. Archaeology provides evidence for...
a metal sharp blade in the front with a handle
They died out 27,000 years ago.
the original settlers in france were the french
The practice of archeology is the job of digging up old and maybe historical sites to find really old stuff and valuble stuff. They also find time capsules which is some sort of container containing stuff from earlier people e.g The Victorians,The Tudors etc buried its like a big treasure hunt.
You seem confused about what is meant by evolution and what is meant by speciation. Scientist do not prove things, but they do support their claims with evidence.
by carving and carving stones,bones.
Yes Lewis and Clark met many Native Americans on their journey. TheLewis and Clark Expedition began in 1804 and ended in 1806.
the ratio of width to height of an object, the multiplier is 1.618
The HOMO of butadiene is the Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital, which happens to be sp 2 hybridized orbitals. see http://www.bluffton.edu/~bergerd/classes/CEM311/examples/2p2trans.html for some really descriptive photo representations and explanations on structure.
all near parts of egypt
Homo habilis did not draw anything. They had no representational art at all. The earliest evidence for the brain development required for symbolic thinking is not until much later.
The Celts of Britain and Ireland are descended from a population who expanded out of northern Spain after the last Ice Age (See R1b on Wiki). The DNA doesn't show any connection with Berbers. They are the source of dark hair and eyes among the Celts; they are not dark-skinned however. PREVIOUS...
No. We are not descended from Neanderthals, but they are related to us.
A rare isotope of carbon (carbon 14) is breathed in by organisms on average by size and gas exchange metabolism. The do not start breathing it until birth and stop ingesting the isotope at death. So, by examining the organisms you get a good estimation of length of life and then know rather closely...
Shorter and stockier than modern humans. Bigger muscles. Expanded ribcage with larger lungs.
muhammed was born in mecca he died
Yes. There were two kinds. Cromagnon and neanderthal.
Neanderthals were shorter and stockier. Weak chin, prominent brow ridge, pale skin, probably red hair.
Archeology is a physical study history is the study of the past
ANSWER: . It is the symbol for the word 'Circa'. It means 'about' when describing a time reference. Therefore C 5000 BC. Would mean around 5000 years before the christian era. Also refered to as the common era. See the related link for more inforamtion.
Homo erectus did not co-exist with any of the Australopithecines.
The most common way archaeologists collect their evidence is through the excavation of archaeological sites. However there are many other ways as well such as surveying and in libraries or archives consulting historical records.
Most people believe it will be the members of the hominids in descending order of likelihood: . Chimpanzees . Bonobos . Gorillas . Orangutans . Gibbons After them then the monkeys. However, according to Terry Bisson it will be Bears.
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They didn't go extinct. Cro-Magnons were early modern humans.
No. Homo sapiens , may have appeared as early as 200,000 years ago in Africa. According to one hypothesis, members of our species began a series of migrations from Africa that ultimately colonized the world.
Humans first appeared in Quaternary Period/Pleistocene Epoch. From about 1.8 million years ago to 11 thousand years ago.
It didn't. Humans never WERE apes.
First of all, Charles Darwin said he was not an atheist but an agnostic.. He started out training to be a doctor, like his father; but he found the operations - in those days without anasthetic - too much to bear and left medical school. It was something of a tradition that failed doctors became...
Two major dating methods applied to artifacts and fossils are stratagraphic dating (based upon the particular layer of rock of sediment in which the object is found) or radiometric dating (which is based on the decay rates of certain radioactive isotopes). The type of radiometric dating used...
Because it can be.
Princeton Hospital in New Jersey.
Archaeologists often do study ecofacts and natural features they find near an archaeological site. These lines of evidence can provide vital clues to what the climate may have been like in the past, what natural resources were available to the people how once inhabited the site and how they may have...
homo-erectus were not as famous for their burials as for their discovery of fire
No. They were shorter and stockier.
ANSWER: . Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars are inner planets. The rest are outer. See the related link for more information.
Neanderthals hunted everything they could. They fished bare handedand chased animals all around the lands. They are often portrayedas killing huge beasts.
They roasted it on the fire or spit roasted it and sometimes boiled it or even dried it.
Archaeologists study cultures from the past so that we canunderstand more how people lived back then.
It is not that archaeologists are more careful to withhold their interpretations, it is that archaeologists are now far more aware of what it is possible to know or not know about the past and understand the limitations of the interpretive process.
It is possible because the conditions for our survival is most suitable on earth. If you were to go on the moon, you would not survive because they is no gravity, no atmosphere, no water, no food and no sunlight, so you would probably freeze to death and your body would be floating endlessly in...
It probably wasn't very different. They were both stone age hunter/gatherers, who lived in caves and rock shelters. They both hunted large animals, such as bison, horse, mammoth, etc.
43 because they had drowned over a period of 5 years.... do not go to skeleton lake! you might die
The Itzas, credited with being wizards, flourished during the classic period from 300 AD to 900 AD.
In order to better understand how people lived in ancient times, and to see how it mirors society today. To see how these people used to9 live, and to learn from their history, their mistakes and/or their achievements.
Many, but not as the end of the world just a cosmic eclipse. According to NASA it wont harm a fly.
Carbon 14 is useful for dating organic remains less than 60-70,000 years old. It is not useful for fossils as the vast majority are much older than that.
Africa has plenty of history to any person with common sence who bothers to look. Start with the Mali Empire and go from there. Take some initiative
Adam was the first human on this planet
Human didn't spontaneously generate like mentioned in Christian and Islam ,instead they evoluted for long time before becoming a Human.so probably there were first Human being but not like mention in Bible and Quran. It's has been proved well so don't suspect on science cause science is almost...
Who discovered the human of the earliest known human at Olduvai Gorge?
bungie ramped up attack power and deffense of every covenant soldier in halo 2, except grunt, im still testing the grunt
They were the Prussian landowning gentry..
For some long time to come, there will continue to be confusion on this question. Biblical tradition has always stated that the world was created in an act of Special Creation, some six thousand years ago, but scientists now know that the world is immensely old and that different species arose and...
according to the bible it was Adam and then came Eve
SCIENCE AND QURAN IS THE ONLY SOURCE TO ANSWER. BUT DIFFERENCE OF OPINION IS THERE. HOLLY QURAN IS VERY BELIEVABLE. THE FIRST BIRTH OF HUMAN ON EARTH WAS OF haabil .
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Archaeologists quite often buy some of their own tools, but a large amount will be provided by the company or university for which they work, especially bigger things like shovels or wheelbarrows or more technical equipment like total stations. In local, amateur groups people often buy a lot more...
Monkey's do attack people, as they have very sharp claws. (in which they use to climb the trees.)
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At the time, one of the more popular tunes being played by the people excavating the fossil was "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" by The Beatles.