Image: Swanscombe skull Homo heidelbergensis side view

Swanscombe skull Homo heidelbergensis side view

Cast of the Swanscombe skull,discovered in 1935, 1936 and 1955 (in three separate pieces) in Swanscombe, England. The face of the cranium has not been found but the back of the cranium resembles the Steinheim skull. Debates occur as to whether it should be classified as H. heidelbergensis or as a Neanderthal.

Photographer:
Carl Bento
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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