Cro-Magnon man


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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

Cro-Magnon man

an early form of Homo sapiens some 35 000 years old, first found at Cro-Magnon in France.
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The inference is that the Basques, because of genetic isolation in their mountain fastness, descend right down from Cro-Magnon man, "there being no evidence for any change in population in the area for thousands of years before the arrival of the Celts and later the Romans in the first millennium BC."(2)
Just as some Neanderthals walked among Cro-Magnon man, so too do dying schools of literary criticism long overlap with ascendant ones.
Without any visual or hightech aids, he delivered a well-crafted speech likening today's information revolution to the success of Cro-Magnon man in the presence of the more prevalent Neanderthal.
Cro-Magnon man used needles made of bone to stitch animal pelts.
The earliest known treatment of disease - arthritis included - dates back 20,000 years to Cro-Magnon man. Cave drawings indicate that Cro-Magnons enlisted one tribesman as their healer and treated illness with dances, sorcery, magic and other appeals to the spirits.
A specialist leads the group to two caves renowned for their multi-colored paintings created 17,000 years ago by Cro-Magnon Man. Many cyclists choose to spend the day exploring the caves, but the actual tour is only two hours long, giving flexibility to those ready to move on.
The relief is an art form that dates back to the first inscriptions by Cro-Magnon man on cave walls.
In creepy prehistory, when Joe Cro-Magnon Man drew a picture of a mastodon on the wall of a communal cave, Bod Cro-Magnon Man probably told him the ears .