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The study of extinct and prehistoric hominins and their primate relatives, chiefly by examining fossils and artifacts.

pa′le·o·an′thro·po·log′ic (-pə-lŏj′ĭk), pa′le·o·an′thro·po·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·an′thro·pol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.paleoanthropological - of or concerned with the scientific study of human fossils
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The critical study of the Chinese nationalist invocation of Peking Man is exemplary: see Barry Sautman, 'Peking Man and the politics of paleoanthropological nationalism in China', Journal of Asian Studies 60, 1 (2001): 95-124; and Yinghong Cheng, '"Is Peking Man still our ancestor?": Genetics, anthropology, and the politics of racial nationalism in China', Journal of Asian Studies 76, 3 (2017): 575-602.
What is fascinating is the arrangement of the objects: Shared Beginnings displaying a white quartz axe of Tanzania's Olduvai (from one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world) tells the story of man's battle for survival; First Cities travels back to 2,500 BCE with highlights including artefacts from Mohenjodara and Harappa; other sections focus on great empires with State and Faith talking about how rulers used religions to strengthen their grip on their subjects and Indian Ocean Traders focuses on Courtly Culture as in the opulence of Mughal, Ottoman and Chinese courts.
It is about 70 miles from the city of Arusha in Tanzania and is known for its proximity to some of the world's most important paleoanthropological sites.
The data of paleopedological, paleoanthropological, technical and technological analyses of ceramics and metallography not only made a more detailed and precise description of every stage, but also provided evidence that the Pit-Grave culture was an ethnic multicomponent culture in the Volga-Ural region and it had relations with numerous contemporary cultures on the territory of Europe and Asia.
He calls the new paper "a classic example of paleoanthropological storytelling being used as clickbait for a commercial journal eager for media coverage."
Many other Ohioans became involved in this and other stories of paleoanthropological research.
"Stone" admits, "I expect the paleoanthropological record: a.
Archaelogical and paleoanthropological evidence points to the use of entheogens as far back as the Upper Paleolithic in diverse locations worldwide (Metzner, 2005; Shanon, 2002,2008).