University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Philip. G. Chase

The Cult of the Cave Bear

Prehistoric Rite or Scientific Myth?

By: Philip. G. Chase

Many of the myths that plague archaeologists come from outside the profession, the product of overly imaginative minds untrained in the scientific study of the past and unfamiliar with the archaeological evidence. There are, however, a few very popular and widely believed myths about the past that come out of the discipline of archaeology itself […]