Neanderthal skull, artwork

Neanderthal skull, artwork

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Neanderthal skull parts. Artwork of parts of a Neanderthal skull, found in 1856 in a limestone quarry in the Neandertal area of Germany, after which the Neanderthals are named. A side view is shown at upper left. A frontal view is at upper right. Below them is a view from above. The skull is large, enclosing a brain similar in size to that of modern humans. The brain case and face are long, the forehead is low with protruding brow ridges. Artwork from the 1913 edition of Prehistoric Times (Sir John Lubbock).

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