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The Denisovan comes back

... skeleton is an archaeologist’s fondest, albeit specific, dream.” No complete skeleton of a fossil man has been discovered on Altai so far, and yet the reality has exceeded our grandest expectations. Owing to the multidisciplinary approach and international ... ... Firstly, the results of the decoding of the mitochondrial DNA extracted from the bone remains discovered in the Okladnikov and Denisova caves, conducted by S. Pääbo and his colleagues, became part of the evidence that “rehabilitated” Neanderthals,...

Modified: 27.06.2018
Altai , hominines , Neanderthal , Denisovan , mitochondrial DNA , primitive man , Denisova Cave
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The First Researchers of the Altai Caves

... prehistoric periods including interrelationships between human groups and the environment, at various stages of the Quaternary, are impossible without employing a multidisciplinary approach. Today, large-scale and long-term research has shown that the Altai can be regarded as a cradle of human prehistoric culture in Siberia. Excavations in the Denisova Cave * have yielded the oldest remains of Homo sapiens in Northern Asia as well as one of the world’s best antiquity collections of personal adornments made of animal bones and teeth, mammoth tusk, ostrich egg shell, mollusk shell, and gemstones....

Modified: 30.10.2006
Altai , Alei , Tigirek , Charysh , fossil animals , mammoth , rhinoceros , skull , Peter Simon Pallas , Denisova Cave
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