In 1949 a shaman was discovered at Dolni Vestonici. 70 years later, technological advancments mean its now possible to do a forensic facial reconstruction.
There’s a lot of variety in hunter-gatherers’ religious beliefs. Can we use all this data to figure out what early religion was like?
Humans can use tools with many body parts, from feet to elbows. This suggests the brain bits behind dexterity aren’t restricted to our hands.
A 100 year old Neanderthal skeleton was plagued with health conditions like scoliosis. Their continued survival shows Neanderthals cared for their sick.