Steinheim Skull


Steinheim Skull

The Steinheim skull is a fossilized skull of an archaic "Homo sapiens" or "Homo heidelbergensis" found in 1933 near Steinheim an der Murr (20 km north of Stuttgart, Germany). It is an estimated 250,000 to 350,000 years old. The skull is slightly flattened and has a cranial capacity from 1110 to 1200 cm³. Others give volumes (950), 1179 ±30, 1270 ±10 cm³. [HERMANN PROSSINGER &a; THE ANATOMICAL RECORD (PART B: NEW ANAT.) 273B:132–142, 2003]

References

ee also

* List of fossil sites "(with link directory)"
* List of hominina (hominid) fossils "(with images)"

External links

* [http://homepage.univie.ac.at/gerhard.mueller/pdfs/2003Steinheim.pdf Electronic Removal of Encrustations Inside the Steinheim Cranium Reveals Paranasal Sinus Features and Deformations, and Provides a Revised Endocranial Volume Estimate] , article in "THE ANATOMICAL RECORD (PART B: NEW ANAT.)" 273B:132–142, 2003 by HERMANN PROSSINGER, HORST SEIDLER, LOTHAR WICKE, DAVE WEAVER, WOLFGANG RECHEIS, CHRIS STRINGER, AND GERD B. MÜLLER.


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