Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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La Naulette Cave

Archaeological site found in 1865 near Dinant, Belgium, dated to the late Pleistocene, consisting of hominid remains including an edentulous mandible attributed to Homo neanderthalensis, found in direct association with the bones of extinct mammals. Located by Edouard Dupont, this is the first specimen of a Neandertal mandible ever recovered. Aka Troue da la Naulette.

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