Re: Modern Neanderthals?

Jane Andrews (
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 21:41:11 +0100

On 10 Oct 1996, HARRY R. ERWIN wrote:

> Nick Maclaren ( wrote:
> : are we QUITE certain that we do not have some Neanderthal ancestry
> : ourselves?
> I believe late intermediates are known in eastern Europe and western Asia
> but not in western Europe.
I'd be interested to know which to material you are refering here. I know
that in the past people have suggested that the Predmost material is
transitional, but even a cursory glance at skulls from there shows that
they are fully modern (or at least as modern as any H.s.s. was in the
Palaeolithic). Are there any more convincing examples?

Jane Andrews.