General Information

Name: Neanderthal - NN 18

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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: adult (20y or more)




Pathology / Preservation


Pathology Bibliography:

Preserved Skeletal Party: postcranial fragment vertebra: cervical vertebra C-4

Laterality: unpaired

Polarity: -

Preservation: fragmentary

Preservation Details: right articular facets of cervical vertebra; it preserves only superior and inferior articular facets, slight portion of vertebral canal rim medially and medial transverse foramen rim laterally.

Human Activity: no signs

Carnivore Activity: no


Age Determination

Dating Abstract:

Dating Association: Relative Dating

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Linked Files / Pages

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Collection Items(s):

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

Multimedia Files:
CT Neandertal - NN 18
STL Neandertal - NN 18

Linked Pages: Germany - Neanderthal



Additional Content

Articular facet: inferior 17.3 x 15mm and superior 16.4 x 13.2mm. No evidence of pathological alteration.



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