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General Information

Name: Fosselone 3

Synonym Name(s): Circeo 4

First Description: Blanc 1954

Repository: Istituto Italiano di Paleontologia Umana

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Cultural Attribution: Middle Palaeolithic: Mousterian

Geochronological Attribution: Unknown stage


Taxon / Sex / Age Group

Taxon: Neanderthal

Sex: Undefined

Age Group: infans II (7 - 13y)




Pathology / Preservation


Pathology Bibliography:

Preserved Skeletal Party: Mandible with incomplete dentition.

Laterality: left

Polarity: upper

Preservation: fragmentary

Preservation Details: Fragment of mandibular symphyseal region, P4, M1 and M2.

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Age Determination

Dating Abstract: Pontinian (local Mousterian)

Dating Association: Relative Dating

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Linked Files / Pages

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Bibliography: Piperno & Vitagliano 1991; Bietti & Manzi 1991; Cardini, Leonardi & Sergi 1971; Mallegni 1992, 1992b

Multimedia Files:

Linked Pages: Italy - Neanderthal



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