A reassessment of the Neanderthal teeth from Taddeo cave (southern Italy).

  title={A reassessment of the Neanderthal teeth from Taddeo cave (southern Italy).},
  author={Stefano Benazzi and B. Viola and Ottmar Kullmer and Luca Fiorenza and Katerina Harvati and Tobias Paul and Giorgio Gruppioni and Gerhard W. Weber and Francesco Mallegni},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  volume={61 4},
The Middle Paleolithic fossil human teeth from Taddeo cave in southwestern Italy were discovered in 1967, but to date only scanty and partially incorrect information has been published about them. The teeth were recovered in a reddish sandy layer from the cave's floor, which is attributed either to an early phase of Würm I (OIS 5c or 5d) or a transition phase between Würm I and Würm II (OIS 5a). In this paper, we present a revised morphological description and morphometric comparisons of the… CONTINUE READING
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