Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Grimaldi

Archaeological site found in 1872 near the French frontier in Grimaldi-Menton, Italy, undated, and that contains Upper Paleolithic artifacts (Aurignacian or Gravettian) and hominid remains including two deliberate burials, the use of red ochre, and attendant shell beads, ornaments, and other artifacts. The features of the flexed skeletons -- a young male and an old female -- have been regarded as negroid. Aka Grotte des Enfants, Baoussé Roussé Cave, Grimaldi Man and Mentone Man. One of seven caves found at this location.

See Venus figurines.

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