Anthropology: The earliest toothless hominin skull

  title={Anthropology: The earliest toothless hominin skull},
  author={D. Lordkipanidze and A. Vekua and R. Ferring and G. P. Rightmire and J. Agust{\'i} and G. Kiladze and A. Mouskhelishvili and M. Nioradze and M. P. D. Le{\'o}n and M. Tappen and C. Zollikofer},
The site of Dmanisi in the Eurasian republic of Georgia has yielded striking hominin, faunal and archaeological material as evidence for the presence of early Homo outside Africa 1.77 million years ago, documenting an important episode in human evolution. Here we describe a beautifully preserved skull and jawbone from a Dmanisi hominin of this period who had lost all but one tooth several years before death. This specimen not only represents the earliest case of severe masticatory impairment in… Expand
The present paper reviews one of the most interesting research issues of Paleoanthroplogy, the early human migration from their original homeland Africa to Eurasia. We discuss various evidences ofExpand
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