Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Arago

Archaeological site found in 1964-71 in the Verdouble Valley near Tautavel village, PyrénéesOrientales, France, dated to 400 kya (Riss or Mindel glaciation). Contains artifacts assigned to the Tayacian and Middle Acheulean, and 60 specimens of hominid remains from at least seven individuals, including a 1160 cm3 skull (which may be a composite of two individuals: XXI and XLVII). Assigned to the earlier archaic group Homo cf. erectus. Aka La Caune de l’Arago, Tautavel man.

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