General Information

Name: right ulna

Synonym Name(s):

First Description: Trinkaus & Vandermeersch 1995

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 ulna

Laterality: right

Polarity: unknown

Preservation: fragmentary

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Human Activity:

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Age Determination

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Dating Association: Relative Dating

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Unit: m


Linked Files / Pages

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Collection Item(s):

Bibliography: Trinkaus & Vandermeersch 1995

Multimedia Files:

Linked Pages:

France - Neanderthal



Additional Content

The diaphysis is complete but experienced damage and crushing anteriorly and laterally at the level of maximum expression of the interosseus crest. The diaphysis was also broken near midshaft (...). Proximally, the bone retains the radial facet with abrasion to its disto-posterior angle and the margin of the trochlear surface along the radial facet; all of the olecranon and most of the coronoid process (...) are absent. Distally, the bone lacks only the styloid process Trinkaus & Vandermeersch 1995 Right and left ulnae of Regourdou 1 (c) Aude Bergeret, Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie du Périgord 2004 Metrics (formerly Measures) Available in Trinkaus & Vandermeersch 1995 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: Trinkaus & Vandermeersch 1995 Sex Bibliography: Trinkaus & Vandermeersch 1995