Warrior Art, Fire and Throwing Spears
This month: Aegean warriors in art; the most genetically diverse people in the world; prehistoric Californian seafarers; Neanderthals building fires; and atlatls!
In this episode
12:29 - Were humans in California 12,000 years ago?
Were humans in California 12,000 years ago?
Stone tools and animal remains from 12,000 years ago have been found in the Californian channel islands.
15:21 - When did humans first use fire?
When did humans first use fire?
New evidence suggests humans used fire as early as 400,000 years ago. This coincides with the date Neanderthals are first seen in Europe.