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Blog Archive: anthropology

[image] Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

The hominin wall in the Life Exhibition allows visitors to see and touch our closest relatives.
[image] Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

NHMU celebrates the vibrant tradition of Navajo basketry with a new online gallery
[image] Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Many of our daily cosmetic rituals have equivalents in Ancient Egypt.
[image] Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Crocodiles played an important role in Ancient Egyptian culture, and science is still discovering clues about how unique these reptiles are.
[image] Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

The launch of the Explorer Corps program is a good reason to look at what makes Utah special.
[image] The Ecological Legacy of Bears Ears

The Ecological Legacy of Bears Ears

Indigenous subsistence of the Bears Ears region modified the landscape, leaving ecological legacies that persist today.

[image] Behind the Scenes: What is Experimental Archaeology?

Behind the Scenes: What is Experimental Archaeology?

Efforts to recreate the past lead to some surprising discoveries.
[image] Humans Evolved Among Unusual Beasts

Humans Evolved Among Unusual Beasts

A new study by NHMU archaeologist Tyler Faith reveals that African environments changed dramatically over the last 7 million years.
[image] Find Your Place in the Human Family Tree

Find Your Place in the Human Family Tree

Our species is one expression of a much broader human family that’s existed for over four million years.
[image] Historic Photography of Native Americans of the Southwest

Historic Photography of Native Americans of the Southwest

NHMU is home to a collection of historic lantern slides photographed by Horace S. Poley around the turn of the 20th century.