Well, actually, it’s a whole series of human evolutionary reconstructions, all of them quite good. I have a lot of respect for John Gurche, the reconstructor. In this particular instance, he’s done a spectacularly good job of reconstruction. And I stumbled across this piece via Julien Riel-Salvatore's "A Very Remote Period Indeed" So thanks, Julien Riel-Salvatore, for sharing this with us.
For those interested in the Neandertal, you can see the picture here:
Is there some archaeological evidence, somewhere, that Neanderguys wore ponytails? Just wondering. I should have thought they didn’t have messy hair.