A late Neanderthal associated with Upper Palaeolithic artefacts

@article{Hublin1996ALN,
  title={A late Neanderthal associated with Upper Palaeolithic artefacts},
  author={Jean‐Jacques Hublin and Fred Spoor and M. Braun and Frans W. Zonneveld and Silvana Condemi},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1996},
  volume={381},
  pages={224-226}
}
THE French site of Arcy-sur-Cure is a key locality in documenting the Middle–Upper Palaeolithic transition in Europe. Reliable attribution of the fragmentary hominid fossils associated with its early Upper Palaeolithic Châtelperronian industry has not been possible. Here we report the first conclusive identification of one of these fossils as Neanderthal on the basis of newly discovered derived features of the bony labyrinth. Dated at about thirty-four thousand years (34 kyr) ago, the fossil is… 

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