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Linear-A LA037 1/72 Neanderthal Vs Denisovan Vs Homo Sapiens Set

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Homo sapiens vs. Neanderthal;

The end of the Neanderthals is still one of the great mysteries in human history.

About 40,000 years ago, when the Neanderthals disappeared and modern humans appeared, a population change takes place, but what could have caused this?

The Neanderthals were in no way in crisis, on the contrary: in the archaeological record, the largest population is just where the Neanderthals are almost disappearing, temporally speaking.”

Of course, we know nothing about the behavior of early humans. We can only infer it from circumstantial evidence. Hunting grounds are not or were not the same in Europe as in Africa. In short: the European "lived" closer to the animal than the African. Homo sapiens was used to chasing the animal in the steppe. The animals were alert and knew about the danger of these bipeds. He was forced to catch them mostly in motion. Therefore he developed the javelin and the spear thrower, classic long-range weapons.

Finally, Homo sapiens, who immigrated from Africa, also conquered the regions of Europe. He challenged the Neanderthals for their hunting grounds and became their competitor. The immigrant developed amazing creative and artistic skills and began building original tools, firing clay figures and making simple musical instruments.

Neanderthal vs. Denisovan;

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig have decoded the genome of a girl who lived in Siberia 50,000 to 100,000 years ago.

His mother: Neanderthal; the father: Denisovaner.

Did the parents of the girl from the Altai Mountains in southern Siberia live together for many years and raise their child together? Or was the girl the result of a one-night stand, a brief encounter? We will probably never find out how the parents of the girl found each other, whose genetic material was published by a team led by Svante Pääbo from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (EVA) in Leipzig in the journal »Nature«. presents. Although this relationship dates back at least 50,000 years and the two may have met as much as 100,000 years ago, early human researchers would love to know a little more about the parents. After all, the mother belonged to the Neanderthals, and the father came from a completely different human lineage that was only discovered at the end of 2009, the »Denisovans«.


  • 48 figures in 12 different poses