Trauma among the Shanidar Neandertals.

  title={Trauma among the Shanidar Neandertals.},
  author={E. Trinkaus and M. R. Zimmerman},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={57 1},
  • E. Trinkaus, M. R. Zimmerman
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • Four of the adult Neandertals from Shanidar Cave, Iraq, Shanidar 1, 3, 4, and 5, show evidence of antemortem trauma. Shanidar 1 sustained injuries to the right frontal squama, the left lateral orbit, the right humerus and right fifth metatarsal. Associated with this trauma are hypoplasia or atrophy of the right clavicle, scapula, and humerus, osteomyelitis of the right clavicle, degenerative joint disease at the right knee, ankle, and first tarsometatarsal joint, and remodeling of the left… CONTINUE READING
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