Category: anthropology

Your Wikipedia link of the day: Paul Du Chaill…

Your Wikipedia link of the day: Paul Du Chaillu.

“Break the skin of civilization and you find t…

“Break the skin of civilization and you find the ape, roaring and red-handed.”

—Robert E. Howard, 1928

Man in northern Nigeria, circa 1931, from Dark Continent:…

Man in northern Nigeria, circa 1931, from Dark Continent: Africa, The Landscape, and The People by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik.

(New York Public Library)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The skeletal remains of a prehistoric…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The skeletal remains of a prehistoric Paeloamerican man are discovered on a bank of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington, on July 28, 1996. The find came to be known as “Kennewick Man.”

(Science)

Sara woman with labrets, circa 1931, from Dark Continent:…

Sara woman with labrets, circa 1931, from Dark Continent: Africa, The Landscape, and The People by Hugo Adolf Bernatzik. The Sara people live in southern Chad and the Central African Republic. (New York Public Library)