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05. The Lichtenstein Cave - Haplogroup I-L38 / I-S154 aka I-L39 / I-S155, I-L40 / I-S156, I-L65.1 / I-S159.1, I-L272.3

Lichtenstein Cave Museum - facial reconstruction of Bronze Age family with father

2008 - Neanderthal Male & Female - reconstructions by Elisabeth Daynès

2008 - Neanderthal Male & Female - reconstructions by Elisabeth Daynès

Cheveux électriques

Cheveux électriques

(Neanderthal girl) can't get over the fact that she looks 99% like Shakira OMG moment.

Reminds me of Shakira :-) Neanderthal Woman. She looks quite beautiful, I can see why Cro-Magnon men might have taken a neanderthal woman as a mate and had children, and vice versa. This doesn't offend me and the genetic evidence is real.

exhibition reveals faces of prehistoric humans - Visual artist Elisabeth Daynes stands next to a reconstruction of "The woman from the Pataud Shelter": Daynes started out as a make-up artist. But for 30 years now she has been recreating the faces and bodies of our ancestors from hominid fossils in her studio in eastern Paris.

Meet the ancestors -- exhibition reveals faces of prehistoric humans

Meet the ancestors -- exhibition reveals faces of prehistoric humans - Yahoo News

Chinese History: The White Tribes of Ancient China

Chinese History: The White Tribes of Ancient China

An artist's reconstruction of one of the Taklamakan mummies, found in the Taklamakan desert in the region of Uyghur-East Turkestan (now Xinjiang), western China.

Female Neanderthal. The size of birth canal shows that Neanderthal childbirth was about as difficult as in present-day humans.

The size of birth canal shows that Neanderthal childbirth was about as difficult as in present-day humans.

Fashion in the period 1900-1909 in European and European-influenced countries continued the long elegant lines of the 1890s. Tall, stiff collars characterize the period, as do women's broad hats and full "Gibson girl" hairstyles - Londonderry sleeves but not her pants

& Fashion in the period in European and European-influenced countries continued the long elegant lines of the Tall, stiff collars characterize the period, as do women's broad hats and full "Gibson girl" hairstyles - Londonderry sleeves but not her pants

"Queen Elizabeth I" Engraving by Remigius Hogenberg. c.1570

I may prefer Henry VIII but many of you love Queen Elizabeth I. "Queen Elizabeth Engraving by Remigius Hogenberg. The ruff is trimmed with pearls.

Scheme of Indo-European migrations from ca. 4000 to 1000 BCE according to the Kurgan hypothesis. The magenta area corresponds to the assumed Urheimat. The red area corresponds to Indo-European-speaking peoples up to ca. 2500 BCE; the orange area to 1000 BCE.  The central purple area is supposed to show early w:Yamna culture (4000–3500 BC); the dark red area could show expansion to about 2500 BC, and the lighter red area expansion to about 1000 BC.

Map of migrations from 4000 to 1000 BC according to the Kurgan model. The red area may have been settled by Indo-European-speaking peoples up to 2500 BC, and the orange area by 1000 BC.

Johnny Jump Up Seeds - Viola cornuta... A tiny bloom with a big history! Immortalized in art and literature, this common European wildflower is known as Pansy, Violet and Viola as well as Johnny Jump Up and has been a favorite of gardeners for generations.

Viola tricolor (Heartsease, Johnny-jump-up, Love-in-idleness, Wild pansy) - Fine Gardening Plant Guide

The Makers of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels and Vikings by Tim Clarkson✓

The Makers of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels and Vikings by Tim Clarkson✓

1902 - a 23 year old Joseph Stalin

1902 - a 23 year old Joseph Stalin. Remarkable to see him young, I've only ever seen him as tubby and middle aged.

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