Homo neanderthalensis

Dublin Core

Title

Homo neanderthalensis

Source

Johanson, D. T.,& Edgar, B. (1996) From Lucy to Language. New York: Simon & Schuster Editions

Fossil Item Type Metadata

Discoverer(s)

Karl Gorjanovic- Kramberger

Specimen Name/Nickname

Krapina C

Location (Country)

Croatia

Site (Name)

Krapina Cave

Discovery Date

August 23, 1899

Specimen/Species Time Range

130,000 years

Specimen Data (Morphology)

This specimen is a partial adult female cranium. This specimen has a relatively large face, it has widely separated eye sockets, a broad crania. It has a higher forehead that resemble modern humans. This specimen and its associated fossils are used as evidence that Krapina Neanderthals may have evolved directly into modern humans.

Files

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Date Added
April 16, 2017
Collection
Early Homo Group 3
Item Type
Fossil
Citation
“Homo neanderthalensis,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed May 27, 2019, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/64.