Re: Neanderthals' Noses Blow Scientists Away

Ralph L Holloway (
Fri, 4 Oct 1996 00:07:17 -0400

On 3 Oct 1996, Nick Maclaren wrote:

> Yes, there are. It is trivial to separate most populations and often
> easy to distinguish even individual skeletons. In fact, I am 90%
> certain that you can separate mainly celtic groups from mainly
> germanic ones on the basis of the skulls alone! The same is true for
> many geographical variants of other mammals.

I'd like to bite on this. How do you distinguish "mainly celtic groups"
for "Germanic ones" using just the skull?
Ralph Holloway