Exhibition

 

The anthropological exhibition at the Dan David Center is focused on what makes us human. More than 98% of the genetic material of modern humans is identical to the genetic material of chimpanzees. Human evolution and the split between human ancestors and apes involved three main physiological characteristics: becoming upright and walking on two legs (bipedal), having our hands free for a variety of tasks and developing a large brain, which facilitated the human, intellectual, social, cultural and technological development familiar to us today. The exhibition describes the major millstones that took place over the 3 million years of human evolution. ‚Äč

 

Read more in Nature World View
 

My Hopes for Israel's Human Evolution Gallery - By Israel Hershkovitz
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Affiliated with the Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History

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