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)

Unknown

Specimen Name/Nickname

Gibraltar 1

Location (Country)

Gibraltar

Site (Name)

Forbes' Quarry

Discovery Date

1848

Specimen/Species Time Range

Unknown

Specimen Data (Morphology)

This adult female cranium displays some typical Neanderthal traits like a projecting occipital bone with a suprainiac fossa and distinctive crest on the temporal bone.

Files

gibraltar 1.jpg
Date Added
April 17, 2017
Collection
Early Homo Group 3
Item Type
Fossil
Citation
“Homo neanderthalensis,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed September 21, 2019, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/79.