Neanderthal lifecycles: developmental and social phases in the lives of the last archaics

@article{Pettitt2000NeanderthalLD,
  title={Neanderthal lifecycles: developmental and social phases in the lives of the last archaics},
  author={P. B. Pettitt},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  year={2000},
  volume={31},
  pages={351 - 366}
}
  • P. Pettitt
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Geography
  • World Archaeology
Neanderthal lives were not easy, and, given the levels of physical exertion they seem to have experienced habitually, bringing them often into contact with physical trauma, it would not be surprising if such phenomena played a major role in the way in which Neanderthals perceived the world. This is the underlying theme of this paper, which is organized into two parts. After presenting data on Neanderthal ontogeny and lifecycles, an attempt is made to integrate these broadly with the… 
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