The exhibit on Neanderthals examined their techniques on toolmaking, including specific pieces in display cases.
A small replica you could touch fascinated me: an enclosure of mammoth bones found in Moldova in 1928. It would be a formidable defensive structure and an unusual place to call a home.
This is a reconstruction of a Neanderthal cave habitat, based on a Spanish site that was inhabited 56 000 years ago.
Amazing what they did achieve.ReplyDelete
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Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros
We always think that we were the first to invent something and then we realize that it had been done thousands of years ago !ReplyDelete
They were already wonderfully intelligent and handy.ReplyDelete
I visited the cave of Lascaux and a view other sites during holidays in the region Dordogne in France.
Boy am I glad tools have evolved. :-)ReplyDelete
...every society has its own architects!ReplyDelete
I love learning about other cultures and times.ReplyDelete
Hello, what a cool exhibit. The model of the cave habitat is interesting. Happy Monday, wishing you a great day and a happy new week!ReplyDelete
Thank you for educating me. I am glad you visit so many museums. :-)ReplyDelete
It is sad that they have disappeared.ReplyDelete
I like this kind of learning. I wonder if in the future people will view remnants of our civilization and wonder what it was like way back then. (Sometimes I wonder if “civilization” is even an accurate word for us right now.... at least for our country. Yours seems to be doing better.)ReplyDelete
Such an interesting exhibit. Thank you for sharing.ReplyDelete
@Gattina: that's true.
@Jan: I found this fascinating.
@Janis: as do I.
@DJan: me too.
@RedPat: what would the world be like with them still here?
@Sallie: that is true.
@Marie: you're welcome.
I find it amazing to learn what people were able to do back then.ReplyDelete
Thanks for another fascinating exhibit. I always enjoy your photos.ReplyDelete
Fascinating, indeed ~ very informative ^_^ReplyDelete
Happy Moments to You,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)
We are so spoiled, aren't we?ReplyDelete
@Marleen: me too.ReplyDelete
@Carol: thank you.
@Kay: it was.
A fascinating exhibit, William !ReplyDelete
I thought so!Delete
The enclosure made from mammoth bones is fascinating:)ReplyDelete
I know others have also used this word …ReplyDelete
Another good post, thank you William.
All the best Jan
A mammoth fort!! Cool and impressive!ReplyDelete
Very much so.Delete