Neanderthal skull, from Guattari Cave, Italy, c50,000 BC. Artist: Werner Forman

Neanderthal skull, from Guattari Cave, Italy, c50,000 BC. Artist: Werner Forman

2-362-189 - Werner Forman Archive/Pigorini Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography, Rome/Heritage Images

Neanderthal skull, from Guattari Cave, Italy, c50,000 BC. Damage to the base of the skull was previously interpreted as evidence of cannibalism, but is now understood to have been caused by scavenging animals. From the Pigorini Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography, Rome.


Image Details


People Information

Creator
  1. Werner Forman, attributed to: : Photographer

Medium
  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Object

Category Hierarchy

History & Politics Artefacts

Science & Nature Anatomy


Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3333x4213
File Size : 41,139kb


Aliases

  1. 119ig2027b
  1. 0700001731
  1. 119ig2027b
  1. 2-362-189
  1. 2362189

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