New study suggests he wore make-up.

British archaeologists have unearthed evidence that Neanderthals wore makeup 50,000 years ago. Researchers say the discovery proves the human subspecies were not the ''half-wits'' people assume and were capable of symbolic thinking.

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol located sea shells in Spain containing brightly-coloured pigments which were used as Neanderthal makeup containers.They were carefully examined and lumps of a yellow foundation-type pigment were found together with a red powder which had been mixed with a reflective black material. Please click to continue this article...

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