General Information

Name: Neanderthal - NN 64

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Repository: Neanderthal Museum

Property Status:

Copyright Holder(s): Gerd-Christian Weniger

Curator(s): Bärbel Auffermann

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Taxon / Sex / Age Group

Taxon: Neanderthal

Sex: Undefined

Age Group: undetermined




Pathology / Preservation


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Preserved Skeletal Party: postcranial fragment rib: 2nd rib

Laterality: left

Polarity: -

Preservation: fragmentary

Preservation Details: Ventral (medial) segment preserved from neck to approximate level of dorsal beginning of tuberosity for M. serratus anterior.

Human Activity: no signs

Carnivore Activity: no


Age Determination

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Dating Association: Relative Dating

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Linked Files / Pages

Data Type: CT scan

Collection Item(s):

Bibliography: Schmitz & Thissen 2000; Schmitz 2003; Smith et al. 2006

Multimedia Files:
6F Neanderthal NN64
CT Neandertal - NN 64
STL Neandertal - NN 64

Linked Pages: Germany - Neanderthal



Additional Content

Length 89.6mm.Tubercle is preserved, but lateral margin is broken away; none of M. serratus anterior is clearly visible. Neck measures 11.9mm (craniocaudally) and 8.1mm (dorsoventrally).
It is possible but not demonstrable that all NN ribs derive from Neanderthal 1.