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A chital, drawn with a Pigma Micron 03.
Bead styles in MSA
Ancient art on display
Bodies in art, art in bodies
The art of Neandertal teeth
Charles R. Knight biography
Lion-Man to be reconstructed from new pieces
Blombos pigment workshop
Complex toolkits from Blombos, South Africa, show pigment processing before 100,000 years ago.
Kids leave their traces in caves with art
Photo: Abbe Breuil
Charles Knight Neandertals
Shoehorning science into art
For years, I've worked on their bones. Now I'm working on their genes.
Read more about the science studying these ancient people.
From a finger bone of an ancient human came the record of a completely unexpected population.
My lab is working on the science of the Denisova genome.
The advent of agriculture caused natural selection to speed up greatly in humans.
We're uncovering some of the ways that populations have rapidly changed during the last 10,000 years.
Just outside Johannesburg,
the Malapa site
is producing some of the most exciting finds in human evolution. This site is the headquarters of the
Malapa Soft Tissue Project