Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Krapina

Archaeological site found 1895-1905, near Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia, dated to 125-85kya (late Eemian), and that contains mainly Mousterian points and scrapers, although Acheulean and pre-Aurignacian tools have been mentioned. Hominid remains comprise about 70 individuals assigned to Homo neanderthalensis or to the older anteneandertal group, or to the archaic Homo sapiens group. Krapina is possibly a deliberate burial site. Evidence for cannibalism at the site is controversial.