Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Lagar Velho 1

Field number assigned to fossil hominid remains comprising the nearly complete skeleton of a child that is attributed to either Homo sapiens or Homo sapiens neanderthalensis. The ochre-stained four-year-old child, probably a male, is reported to have Neandertal limb proportions but modern craniofacial features, including a prominent chin. Aka the Lapedo Valley kid site.

See Abrigo do Lagar Velho rockshelter.

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