21 March 2013 Start
21 March 2013 End
1.15 p.m. – 2.15 p.m. Time
UK BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

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Mammoth origins, extinction and interaction with people

Thursday, March 21, 2013

“Mammoth origins, extinction and interaction with people”

Professor Adrian Lister, Natural History Museum, discusses how mammoths were represented in Ice Age art.

Mammoths evolved in Africa and their spread parallels that of humans. The lecture will discuss how mammoth bones and tusks were used to construct huts and to carve tools and art objects.

Free, booking advised


Photo: Sketch showing a Columbian mammoth, an African elephant, and an American mastodon (from back to front), next to a 6-foot-tall human. ©The Field Museum; Illustration by Velizar Simeonovski.