I hold the position that the creation and management of man-made fire was a pivotal driver in our brain size increase over the past 2 my. 1,592 more words
Most fossil remains of ancient human ancestors have been found in East Africa in the Rift Valley and that area was once dotted by volcanoes. Volcanic ash killed these ancestors, buried them, and preserved them but that is not the case when it comes to Eurasia and that is ONE reason why we don’t find the amount of ancient human remains like that found in East Africa. 1,112 more words
It is believed that Neanderthals in the Altai Mountains (Denisova Cave) interbreed with Denisovans and a mystery species or as some call it a “ghost species” of hominin. 607 more words
And it is beginning to appear that it was FREQUENT and not rare!!
Archaic admixture with modern humans is believed to have take place via interbreeding between modern humans… 1,042 more words
Is it possible that modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) or our forerunners archaic modern humans (Homo sapiens, Cro-magnons, et al) were living close to 1 mya? 1,387 more words
Likely this post will open up a hornet’s nest but so be it as the topic here is prehistoric man and the Bible. Let me begin by saying I read nowhere in the Bible where it says anything even remotely similar to, “and on the sixth day God created man a Homo sapien.” And, frankly I have never believed God created humans as Homo sapiens sapiens! 2,025 more words