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Photo: An early Neandertal life rendering

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One of the earliest artist renderings of a Neanderthal (1887), published in a magazine called The Open Court, which was dedicated to the dialogue between rel...

Photo: Sangiran Museum

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The museum and research center at Sangiran, Indonesia is capped by a large copper conical roof. The surrounding countryside is the source of Early and Middle...

Photo: Neandertal engraving in Gorham’s Cave

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From my trip to Gibraltar last week for the 2015 Calpe Conference, a photo from deep within Gorham’s Cave of the famous engraving from Mousterian layers attr...

Photo: Suture

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Photo Credit: John Hawks CC-BY-NC-ND

Photo: Setting planet over Rising Star

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I’ve been posting Venus pictures the last couple of months as it rises in the evening sky. I swear I had no idea I’d be working on an excavation called “Risi...

Photo: Roman double helix

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From the bathhouse of Caesarea, an interesting double helix motif. Though there are only two strands, every third pass is colored blue.

Photo: Amud Cave in the rain

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I hiked to Amud Cave today with Clive Finlayson. It’s a short hike on a well-marked trail, up the Wadi Amud. The word means “pillar”, and you can see the dra...

Photo: Venus and Mount Carmel

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Tonight I had the pleasure of attending the official event recognizing the creation of the “Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel” UNESCO World Heritage S...

Photo: Mirror Lake twilight

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Mirror Lake, Wisconsin, was living up to its name tonight with Venus low in the western sky:

Photo: Venus and me

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I was in Willendorf, Austria, on Sunday getting a tour of the recent archaeological work there. It is the site where the classic “Venus of Willendorf” was fo...

Photo: Roe deer from the Sandwalk

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I spent last Sunday at Down House, Darwin’s home outside London. I was the first one out on the Sandwalk that morning – I ran into the gardener on the way ou...

Photo: Sterkfontein

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This morning I went on an awesome visit to Sterkfontein, guided through the subterranean parts of the excavations by site manager Dominic Stratford. What an ...

Photos: Drimolen in morning

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This morning began early with a drive out to the Cradle of Humankind. Colin Menter and Andy Herries were really kind to allow us to visit their excavation at...

Photo: Dusk in the Cradle

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Action-packed day today as I did some filming with Matt Sponheimer and a great team of scientists doing some field ecology in the Cradle nature reserve. The ...

Photo: Swartkrans looking out

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I’m in South Africa this month doing some work, so I haven’t had time to post quite as often as usual. In the meantime, I will share a few photos as I go. Mo...