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Sungir Homo sapiens

11 October 2017

At http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2017/article/30-000-year-old-s… … a reconstruction of the faces of the Sungir people who lived in central Russia some 30,000 years ago, has been done (see image below). They have created a virtual reality 3D animation that is said to bring them to life …

   … Sungir is the northernmost prehistoric settlement of early modern humans in Europe. It is based on skeletal remains from the Palaeolithic era. The site of Sungir is a seasonal hunting camp where 80,000 artifacts have been retrieved. Many are made from mammoth bone but the teeth of foxes and stone was also in general use.

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