Through examining the attachment points at which muscle binds to their bones it has been illustrated that their calves and biceps were extremely well developed as well as their pectoral chest and back muscles.A used fire for heating, cooking and manufacturing.This industry is characterized by the many tool types found, including spear points, stone lances and wooden spears with fire hardened points.Neanderthals made these different types of implements, for both "military" and domestic use, it provides evidence of their ability to plan, think and scheme. Fossil remains indicate Neanderthal voice boxes containing the vocal cords were capable of making the same sounds as modern humans.Out of date TV documentaries go on Neanderthals were physically very strong and unquestionably tough, a physically impressive race.Males averaged about 1m 75 cm; females 1m 60 cm, Neanderthals were considerably stronger and tougher. The fossils indicate they were substantially more muscled including the children.
The ability to create music on a multiple note instrument reveals evidence of imagination and abstract thought.
Remains of several physically impaired individuals have been uncovered.
Some recovered skeletons display old, healed injuries suggesting their wounds or injuries were treated and cared for.
Some say he could walk the streets today in a suit collar and tie and be unrecognized, well maybe in New York, but about as unrecognizable as the incredible hulk without his green paint, would be a fairer reflection.
Yet today study books continue to be full of illustrations of Neanderthals as subhuman ape-men.They probably crafted leather and fur garments of various types.