Re: Neanderthal Burial

Derek Blair (
Mon, 23 Jan 1995 20:06:46 GMT

darcy ( wrote:

: I would like some help in gathering information for my
: term essay. I have decided to investigate the possibility that the
: Neandertals buried their dead which would show that they had a culture that
: is comparable to today's society.

In "Fligfht of the Wild Gander" Joseph campbell discusses
Neanderthal Bear Cults--burial sights were discovered some time ago
where the skull of a bear was placed in the center of the tomb.
Supposedly similar to the Japanese Ainu cults.
Derek Blair