Cro-Magnon


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A tall, slender hominid who first appeared in fossil records ± 30,000 years ago in the European Upper Paleolithic period, named after the cave of Crô-Magnon in southwest France, where the first specimen was found. The term 'European early modern human' is preferred
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The politician has since been in regular touch with the British Lion and would love his "Cro-Magnon Man" to play a part in the Olympic Games opening ceremony.
The lives of these people, the Cro-Magnons, "were drenched in symbol ..." (p.
The men are essentially a barrel of shaved (or waxed) chimps in thrall to relatively sophisticated Cro-Magnon Man Greg, who sweetly gained their trust when he landed a "haymaker" in their defence during a pointless pub set-to.
Ayla is a Cro-Magnon child who lost her parents in an earthquake and was adopted by a tribe of Neanderthals, the Clan.
The work of the cro-magnon artist is "the Sistine Chapel of pre-history" and while a fungal blight caused by visitors' breath led to the decision to close the actual caves in 1983, a millimetre-perfect reproduction was opened after four years of painstakingly authentic labour.
"No more Cro-Magnon," wrote the parents of victims who perished in a fire at the club of the same name in December 2004 that left 194 people dead.
What he lied about was the size of his coelacanth *, and the more he repeated the story the bigger his coelacanth grew, until it was the most massive ever claimed by any humanoid angler, Neanderthal or Cro-Magnon.
Cro-Magnon; how the Ice Age gave birth to the first modern humans.
Some are modern, some cro-magnon, some neanderthal (but with the best intentions), and others are frankly pre-Jurassic.
What if I spent my session bumbling about like some sort of Cro-Magnon, greeting the cross-trainer with the same type of befuddlement previously reserved for the discovery of fire.
In archaeological terms it belongs to the Cro-Magnon era, not the modern era of American and European universities.
The cave C[pounds sterling]redefined what was previously known about our creative development as human beings and our ability to construct image from abstract thoughtC[yen].The whimsical horses, bears, reindeer and bison demonstrate an understanding of visual depth and movement among Cro-Magnon artists that did not emerge in modern-era art until a few centuries ago.