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Journal of Archaeology, History, and Exploration Volume 2, no.4: 2001 Neanderthals Meet Modern Humans
Recent Finds:




Homo ergaster in Georgia

Asian Acheulean technology

New Neander Valley skeleton

Middle Paleolithic coastal adaptations

· Mungo Man redated

· Hunting for chromosomal Adam

· Kennewick Man back in court

· Finding human origins in a small scratched stone

· Cancuen, a new Maya city
· Valley of the Golden Mummies 
· A new Khazarian fortress
· Cannibalism at Cowboy Wash

· Venice: Revealing patterns of the rising waters           

Museum Reviews:
· The Year 1, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

· Archaeology at the Dawn of History, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA;

· Gold of the Nomads: Scythian Treasures from Ancient Ukraine, Brooklyn Art Museum, Brooklyn, NY

· Golden Deer of Eurasia: Scythian and Sarmatian Treasures, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

· The Neanderthal Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany






Introduction: Love or War?  The demise of the Neanderthals
from initial 19c findings, to new revelations in Iberia, the Dordogne, Near East, and Caucasus.
by Michele A.Miller

An Annotated Timeline of Neanderthal Discoveries

Modern Human Origins and Neanderthal Extinction
New Evidence from the East Mediterranean Levant   by John J. Shea.

The Lagar Velho Child and the Fate of the Neanderthals
by João Zilhão

Personal Ornaments from the Grotte de Renne at Arcy-sur-Cure
by Randall White

Neanderthal DNA in the Caucasus, and Population Genetics of Archaic Humans
by Igor Ovchinnikov, Kerstin Lidén, and William Goodwin

Middle to Upper Paleolithic Transition in Southwest France:
Mousterian and Aurignacian Lithic Materials in the Dordogne by Stephen C. Cole

The Unique Anatomy of the Neanderthal Skull
by Kenneth Mowbray and Patrick Gannon

Milestones: T.H.Huxley (1825-1895): First look at two Neanderthal remains

Milestones: Dorothy Garrod (1892-1968): Discoveror of Mt.Carmel Neanderthals

Documentary Articles:

Alexander von Humboldt Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of South America by Angel Rodriquez Alvarez         

The Akha of Thailand  Traditional culture and recent changes by Sherry Tesler and Philip de Souza

Cochineal Production  A reviving Precolumbian industry by Luis C. Rodriguez and Hermann M. Niemeyer 

Book Reviews:

·The Last Neanderthal,  by Ian Tattersall

·The Geography of Neanderthals and Modern Humans in Europe and the Greater Mediterranean, edited by Ofer Bar-Yosef and David Pilbeam

·Journey through the Ice Age, by Paul G. Bahn

·Prehistoric Warfare in the American Southwest, by Stephen LeBlanc

·The Archaeology of Animal Bones, by Terry O'Connor

·The Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, edited by Richard J.A. Talbert

[All articles listed above are contained, in their complete form,  in the printed issue.]  
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