In Photos: Neanderthal Burials Uncovered

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Burial Pit

Credit: picture by C. Beauval, Archéosphère company
On Aug. 3, 1908, the Bouyssonie brothers discovered a nearly complete Neanderthal skeleton (dubbed LCS1) in a pit dug within the deposits of a cave at…Read More »

La Chapelle-aux-Saints, which were also called bouffia, in southwestern France. Here, a scan of the Neanderthal burial pit in the so-called bouffia Bonneval, used to create a 3D reconstruction.    Less «
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