General Information

Name: C3

Synonym Name(s):

First Description: Piveteau 1966

Repository: Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie du Périgord

Property Status: Ville de Périgueux

Copyright Holder(s): Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie du Périgord

Curator(s): Véronique Merlin-Anglade

Cultural Attribution: Middle Palaeolithic: Mousterian

Geochronological Attribution: Unknown stage


Taxon / Sex / Age Group

Taxon: Neanderthal

Sex: Undefined

Age Group: undetermined




Pathology / Preservation


Pathology Bibliography:

Preserved Skeletal Party: postcranial fragment vertebra cervical vertebra C-3

Laterality: unpaired

Polarity: unknown

Preservation: fragmentary

Preservation Details: The summit of the spinous process is missing and the left transverse process is broken.

Human Activity:

Carnivore Activity:


Age Determination

Dating Abstract:

Dating Association: Relative Dating

Dating Analysis:




X Coordinate:

Y Coordinate:

Z Coordinate:

Unit: m


Linked Files / Pages

Data Type:

Collection Item(s):

Bibliography: Piveteau 1966

Multimedia Files:

Linked Pages:

France - Neanderthal



Additional Content

Metrics (formerly Measures) Available in Piveteau 1966. Features used for taxon determination Features used for sex determination Features used for age determniation Features used for Pathology determination Features used for Markers of activity determination Taphonomy Geology Features used for evidence of human activity determination Taphonomy biological activities Taxon Bibliography: Piveteau 1966