A New Skull of Early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia

  title={A New Skull of Early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia},
  author={A. Vekua and D. Lordkipanidze and G. P. Rightmire and J. Agust{\'i} and R. Ferring and Givi Maisuradze and A. Mouskhelishvili and M. Nioradze and M. P. de Le{\'o}n and M. Tappen and M. Tvalchrelidze and Christoph P. E. Zollikofer},
  pages={85 - 89}
  • A. Vekua, D. Lordkipanidze, +9 authors Christoph P. E. Zollikofer
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Science
  • Another hominid skull has been recovered at Dmanisi (Republic of Georgia) from the same strata in which hominid remains have been reported previously. The Dmanisi site dated to ∼1.75 million years ago has now produced craniofacial portions of several hominid individuals, along with many well-preserved animal fossils and quantities of stone artifacts. Although there are certain anatomical differences among the Dmanisi specimens, the hominids do not clearly represent more than one taxon. We… CONTINUE READING

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    A fourth hominin skull from Dmanisi, Georgia.
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