The Sima de los Huesos Middle Pleistocene hominin site (Burgos, Spain). Estimation of the number of individuals

@article{BermdezdeCastro2020TheSD,
  title={The Sima de los Huesos Middle Pleistocene hominin site (Burgos, Spain). Estimation of the number of individuals},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Berm{\'u}dez de Castro and Ignacio Mart{\'i}nez and Ana Gracia-T{\'e}llez and Mar{\'i}a Martin{\'o}n-Torres and Juan Luis Arsuaga},
  journal={The Anatomical Record},
  year={2020},
  volume={304},
  pages={1463 - 1477}
}
After 34 years of research and findings in the Middle Pleistocene site of the Sima de los Huesos (SH) of the Sierra de Atapuerca (Burgos, Spain), we present an update of the estimation of the number of individuals (ENI) identified in the SH hominin assemblage. The last ENI, published in 2004, was 28. Although the number of specimens recovered has almost doubled since then and more complete information is now available, this new analysis suggests that the ENI is 29. Some individuals are still… Expand
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