How Did Our Ancestors Speak to Each Other?

Take our mini-quiz and find out

Grotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Could our ancestors talk? (2019/2019) by Fanny Le BagousseGrotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Do you think...

A. It is thought they used language to communicate or B. They could not communicate with each other

The correct answer is...

A. It is thought they used language to communicate 

Physically, our ancestors were identical to us and they could speak. However, we do not have knowledge of the language they spoke.

Our ancestors had an oral culture, since they did not know how to write but it is very likely that we will never know the language spoken and articulated by our ancestors.

It seems pretty safe to assume that they had an articulated, structured form of oral communication.

Did our ancestors die young? (2019/2019) by Fanny Le BagousseGrotte Chauvet - UNESCO World Heritage Site

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