Warrior Art, Fire and Throwing Spears

17 March 2011

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

02:06 - Warrior art

Dr Papadopoulos takes us through depictions of warriors in ancient Aegean art.

Warrior art
with Angelos Papadopoulos

Dr Papadopoulos takes us through depictions of warriors in ancient Aegean art.

09:00 - Where did we come from?

A new study sheds doubt on the long held idea that Homo sapiens evolved from East Africa...

Where did we come from?

A new study sheds doubt on the long held idea that Homo sapiens evolved from East Africa...

12:29 - 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.

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?

New evidence suggests humans used fire as early as 400,000 years ago. This coincides with the date Neanderthals are first seen in Europe.

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.

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