Skip to comments.Mandible, Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain, Homo Antecessor, 800K years old
Posted on 06/24/2005 9:23:35 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
An archaeologist holds a mandible bone attributed to Homo antecessor, dating from about 800,000 years ago, during a presentation of the latest discoveries and cataloguing at the site of the Sierra de Atapuerca in northern Spain June 20, 2005. This mandible, which shows a primitive structural pattern shared with all African and Asian Homo species, adds to the hominin sample recovered from this site between 1994 and 1996. It is the left half of a gracile mandible belonging probably to a female adult with premolars and molars in place.
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May be attached to a story, but there's no link to it. Found this using the Archaeology website.
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Since it's a hominin sample, it must sound exactly like something else...
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.
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