Sheanderthal | Curio

Sheanderthal

35 mins | Jan 23, 2021

Why failing to consider half the population will lead to unbalanced theories and miss key perspectives. Rebecca Wragg Sykes is a celebrated archaeologist, author of "Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art". In this wonderful piece for Aeon magazine, she transports us thousands of years into our past to give us a detailed analysis of the lives and costumes of neanderthal women, exploring among many other things as well, her field's bias against women. If you enjoyed this article and would like to hear more from the author herself on the subject, search "In conversation: Brian Cox and Rebecca Wragg Skyes" on Curio.

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