Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Pestera Cu Oase

Archaeological site found in 2002 located in a cave in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, tentatively dated to c. 35 kya (radiocarbon, mandible) that contains remains of cave bears and hominid remains that include a mandible, a partial skull containing the face from an immature male, and other cranial fragments. Although the bones have been provisionally attributed to Homo sapiens (AMH), researchers report that the bones possess a mix of modern and archaic traits, including large, crenulated third molars.

Cf. Lagar Velho 1.