Portrait of human ancestors

The Natural History Museum Senckenberg in Frankfurt, Germany has exhibited

At the Natural History Museum Senckenberg in Frankfurt city Germany displays "portraits" of human ancestors dating back hundreds of thousands of years ago.

Admire the interesting face of human ancestors

Model portraits of human ancestors are on display at the Natural History Museum Senckenberg , Germany.

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In order to build these portraits, anthropologists brought all the bones of the bones found throughout the world of the ancient people, then through modern research methods, Create models of 27 ancient human faces .

The model of the heads shown this time is of primates Sahelanthropus tchadensis , living 7 million years ago today, depicting different stages in the evolution of mankind from primitive people to modern humans. .

Behind these models, what we can see is the life of the primitive . In what areas do they live? What food do they eat? What are the causes of their destruction? .

Africa is the cradle of humanity, which scientists have no doubt about. While most of the ancient relics were discovered here, but in areas such as the Middle East or the Far East, scientists also discovered other clues of ancient people.

Currently, the fossils of the ancient people were found to be only a few thousand. These two types of fossils are sometimes found only as a piece of jaw or skull. In that situation, experts often have to rely on experience to guess the gap in research, thereby drawing portraits of human ancestors. Therefore, every new discovery can make anthropologists to rethink the problem of human origin.

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Portrait of Sahelanthropus tchadensis.(Source: Sina.)

Sahelanthropus tchadensis lived about 6.8 million years ago. Their jaws and teeth are found in the Djurab desert, the Republic of Chad nine years ago. Scientists based on the bones found have created this model.

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Portrait of young woman living 9-10 million years ago.(Source: Sina.)

This young woman lives about 9-10 million years ago. Her head and lower jaw found a cave in Israel in 1969. At that time, more than 20 other skeletons were discovered. The skulls of these people are slightly higher than the modern ones.

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Portrait of "Lady Ples".(Source: Sina.)

Plesianthropus transvaalensis , also known as "Lady Ples " by the press . This woman's skeleton was found in 1947 at Sterkfontein cave, South Africa . Tests by experts suggest that the woman died of falling into a lime pit.

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Portrait of a man discovered in Lake Turkana, Kenya. (Source: Sina .)

The head bone of this adult man was discovered on the west bank of Lake Turkana in Kenya in 1985. Scientists say the man lived 2.5 million years ago today.

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Portrait of the man of Homo Rudolfensis.(Source: Sina).

This man of Homo Rudolfensis , was discovered in Kenya in 1972. Scientists say the man lived 1.8 million years ago.

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Portrait of adult man belonging to Zinj species.(Source: Sina.)

Scientists based on a discovery from 1959 have restored this head. This head is from an adult man of the Zinj species . This man lived 1.8 million years ago today. They live by using pieces of animal skulls to dig roots and roots.

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Portrait of Turkana Boy.(Source: Sina.)

This is a perfectly preserved Turkana Boy head. In 1984 it was discovered in Nariokotome, Kenya. The age of this boy is about 13 years old, living 1.6 million years ago today.

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Portrait of Sangiran 17. (Source: Sina) .

The head was discovered in India , experts called Sangiran 17 . Many experts believe it belongs to a man who lived 800,000 years ago. According to experts, the Sangiran people know how to use fire.

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Portrait of Miquelon .(Source: Sina)

The skeleton of this man was discovered in the Sima de los Huesos region , Spain. This man is called Miquelon , 1.75m tall, living 35-50 thousand years ago. The bone of this man was discovered along with the bones of 31 others. Experts believe that this may be a cemetery of ancient people.

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Portrait of the "Hobbit" woman in reality. (Source: Sina ).

The skull and jaw of this ' Hobbit ' woman was discovered in 2003 in Indonesia, she was only about 1 meter tall, living 180,000 years ago.

Scientists have relied on the skull and jaw of the man discovered in the La Chapelle region of France to recover the portrait of " La Chapelle ". This man lived 560 thousand years ago. The characteristics of bone show that this man has suffered from a variety of diseases such as arthritis, .