Re: "The wisdom of the bones"

A R Millard (
10 Sep 1996 16:22:35 GMT

J E Hawcroft ( wrote:
: Furthermore, there is a huge body of research on the liklihood of
: neanderthal speech, but I have never seen any suggestion that nervous
: control of the thoracic muscles is an issue. Much work has been done on
: the base of the skull and the position of soft tissues which come off the
: basicranium (see Lieberman, 1992, for example) although this research has
: been refuted (Hayden 1994). The neanderthal hyoid bone from Israel
: (Arensburg et al 1992) does not suggest any difference between the
: throats of neanderthals and anatomically modern humans.

Can you give us those references in full?