A Complete Skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo

  title={A Complete Skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo},
  author={David Lordkipanidze and Marcia S. Ponce de Le{\'o}n and Ann Margvelashvili and Yoel Rak and G Philip Rightmire and Abesalom Vekua and Christoph P. E. Zollikofer},
  pages={326 - 331}
A Heady Find In the past two decades, excavations at the archaeological site at Dmanisi, Georgia, have revealed hominin fossils from the earliest Pleistocene, soon after the genus Homo first dispersed beyond Africa. Lordkipanidze et al. (p. 326; see the cover) now describe a fossil cranium from the site. Combined with mandibular remains that had been found earlier, this find completes the first entire hominin skull from this period. An early Pleistocene adult skull illuminates the evolution and… 

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