Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Salé

Archaeological site found in 1971 near Rabat, Morocco, dated to 400 kya; contains hominid remains including an 880 cm3 adult cranium, possibly female, with thick vault bones, a natural sandstone endocast, and a partial maxilla. Some researchers favor assignment to the archaic Homo sapiens group while noting several features also found in erectines; others favor a straight attribution to Homo erectus. The occipital features are damaged. Compares favorably with Rabat and Sidi Abderrahman.

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