General Information

Name: Neanderthal - NN 17

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First Description:

Repository: Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn

Property Status:

Copyright Holder(s): Gabriele Uelsberg

Curator(s): Michael Schmauder

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Taxon / Sex / Age Group

Taxon: Neanderthal

Sex: Undefined

Age Group: undetermined




Pathology / Preservation


Pathology Bibliography:

Preserved Skeletal Party: postcranial fragment vertebra: cervical vertebra C-1 (atlas)

Laterality: right

Polarity: -

Preservation: fragmentary

Preservation Details: right inferior articular surface of atlas

Human Activity: no signs

Carnivore Activity: no


Age Determination

Dating Abstract:

Dating Association: Relative Dating

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Linked Files / Pages

Data Type: CT scan

Collection Items(s):

Bibliography: Schmitz & Thissen 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000; Schmitz 2003; Smith et al. 2006

Multimedia Files:
CT Neandertal - NN 17
STL Neandertal - NN 17

Linked Pages: Germany - Neanderthal



Additional Content

Round articular surface. Maximum dimensions of the articular facet: 20.5 × 17.1mm.
Transverse foramen is preserved, but superior articular facet for occipital condyles, rim of vertebral canal, lateral transverse process are missing.



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