archaic human

Related to archaic human: Anatomically modern humans

archaic human

n.
An archaic Homo sapiens.
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It turns out that modern humans also produced babies with another archaic human species, the Denisovans, at least twice in history.
Because Neanderthals lived in a land of abundant limestone caves, which preserve bones well, and where there has been a long history of prehistoric research, they are better known than any other archaic human group, according to the Britannica Encyclopedia.
It is not biologically unreasonable to propose some interbreeding between modern and archaic human populations--even if they are not the same species.
In these poems Biagioni pushes beyond archaic human history to imaginatively reconstruct the consciousness of the animal that lives, as the ant claims, "en la sombra del hombre" (14).
In addition to carefully arranged burials of Archaic human adults and children, he mentioned that about one third of the burials included such materials as red ocher, weapons, tools and the bodies of dogs.
Although some see our `races' as very ancient divisions, the dominant view today is that the ancestors of all modern humans expanded recently from Africa to replace all archaic human types throughout the world (see Human ancestry, right).
Archaic human burials are seldom recovered on the Southern High Plains of Texas (Jurgens 1979; Owsley et al.
Perhaps the first occupants of Australia were an archaic human species, though fully modern Homo sapiens appeared there later and nothing in the new findings, scientists said, changes the identification of today's aborigines as Homo sapiens.
There were other archaic human populations already in Europe at the time, and there is evidence that modern humans interbred with the local species.
It also means that modern humans were potentially meeting and interacting during a longer period of time with other archaic human groups, providing more opportunity for cultural and biological exchanges," Rolf Quam, an anthropology professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and a coauthor of the study, said in (https://www.
Archaic human fossils from that region, mainly described in Chinese publications, look like Neandertals in some respects.
The brain case appears low for an archaic human and shows significant widening toward the middle.