the study of the fossil record and archaeology.
the scientific study of human fossils
Paleoanthropology ( meaning "study of ancient man") is the study of the origins and the ancestors of human beingsby examining fossil remains (and other ancient evidence). A paleoanthropologist studies paleoanthropology.
the study of human origins, the study of the fossil and cultural remains of extinct human ancestors.
study of earliest humans from fossil remains
the study of the physical and behavioral aspects of humans in prehistory.
Paleoanthropology is the branch of physical anthropology (often called biological anthropology) that focuses on the study of human evolution, tracing the anatomic, behavioral and genetic linkages of pre-humans from millions of years ago up to modern times.