A Middle Palaeolithic human hyoid bone

@article{Arensburg1989AMP,
  title={A Middle Palaeolithic human hyoid bone},
  author={Baruch Arensburg and Annie Tillier and Bernard Vandermeersch and Henri Duday and Lynne A Schepartz and Yoel Rak},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1989},
  volume={338},
  pages={758-760}
}
THE origin of human language, and in particular the question of whether or not Neanderthal man was capable of language/speech, is of major interest to anthropologists but remains an area of great controversy1, 2. Despite palaeoneurological evidence to the contrary3, 4, many researchers hold to the view that Neanderthals were incapable of language/speech, basing their arguments largely on studies of laryngeal/basicranial morphology1, 5, 6. Studies, however, have been hampered by the absence of… Expand
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