What is the general popular conception of Neanderthals?
Do you agree with this view?
Cite both anatomical and archaeological evidence to support your own conclusion.
This material may consist of step-by-step explanations on how to solve a problem or examples of proper writing, including the use of citations, references, bibliographies, and formatting. This material is made available for the sole purpose of studying and learning - misuse is strictly forbidden.Neanderthals existed between 400,000 to 38,000 years ago, overlapping the same time modern humans came into existence 200,000 to 100,000 years ago. Neanderthals became popularly stereotyped as “cavemen,” “with a variety of more or less distinctive physical traits such as a more massive bone structure, heavy brow ridges, and no (i.e., receding) chin (Moore 2008).
Neanderthal fossils were initially identified in the Neander Valley of Germany in 1856 and were seen as the first direct evidence that different kinds of humans had once existed, thus supporting the then new and controversial idea that humans had evolved from earlier forms....