Johanson, D. T.,& Edgar, B. (1996) From Lucy to Language. New York: Simon & Schuster Editions
Fossil Item Type Metadata
Unknown (first described by Hermann Schaaffhausen)
This is the type specimen for Homo neanderthalensis
Feldhfer grotto, Neander Valley
Specimen/Species Time Range
40,000 to 50,000 years
Specimen Data (Morphology)
This is an adult calotte. This specimen has thick and developed muscle markings on the skull. The overall shape is oval. It has a low receding forehead and prominent curved brow ridge.
Fuhlrott, C. (1859) Menschliche Uebereste aus einer Felsengrotte des Dusselthals. Verh, 16, 131-153
- Date Added
- March 21, 2017
- Early Homo Group 3
- Item Type
- “Homo neanderthalensis,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed July 13, 2020, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/16.