Hides drying in the sun at Chouara Tannery in Fez, Morocco

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Look: Ancient tools reveal how early humans made clothes

That fur cape is so last season.

Emily Yuko Hallett, 2009

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Ever wonder what our ancient human ancestors used to wear?

The answer is a bit more complex than the shapeless tunics and simple dresses featured in The Flintstones.

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We do know that early humans and Neanderthals skinned animals to make garments that helped them weather cold climates.

But few artifacts from their well-aged wardrobes have been uncovered and analyzed.