Why were the early Europeans lightly-pigmented? - Essay Prowess

Why were the early Europeans lightly-pigmented?

Why were the early Europeans lightly-pigmented?

THE Assignment Unit 2

Introduction to Anthropology (Conestoga College)

1.   Why were the early Europeans lightly-pigmented? (i.e. Whiter skinned than their African relatives?

Ans: The element which plays key role in the coloration of skin is protein melanin. More the number of melanin in the skin the darker the colour of the skin. And the skin of European people was getting paler to absorb more sunlight because the temperature at the latitude 40s to 50s was and there was not enough sunlight. And the population at northern Europe were always covered with some clothes or sewn martials due to which they were not v

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