Ancient Faces: the Art of Showing Human Evolution
Wednesday, February 15, 7 PM
How do we know what ancient hominids looked like?
The history of artistic and scientific attempts to depict our ancient relatives is fraught with biases. Dr Allmon will delve into the rich artistic history of the exploration of the human origin.
Dr. Warren Allmon is a paleomalacologist and the Director of the Paleontological Research Institution and its Museum of the Earth. This program is part of Darwin Days, Exploring Human Evolution Feb 12-18, 2017 Hosted by PRI & TCPL – An annual commemoration of the birthday and ideas of Charles Darwin. Darwin Days is presented as part of Ithaca Explores Human Origins: A Three-Month Exploration of What It Means To Be Human.
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