Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Sexually equality: Neanderthals were first!

Neanderthal Women Joined Men in the Hunt

There may not have been a sexual division of labor in Neanderthal culture.

"Unlike modern humans, who had developed a versatile division of labor between men and women, the entire Neanderthal population seems to have been engaged in a single main occupation, the hunting of large game..."

Original article in Current Anthropology

2 comments:

Oseaana said...

interesting article! thanks for posting it.

genexs said...

Hi:

Thanx for posting, Oseaana. I've been holding off on the 'Neaderthals/cannibles' articles that have been circulating. I like this one much better,

cheers,
Gene