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This arrangement appears in all 13 crania of Hadar A.
In modern humans under conditions of heat stress, the flow of conditions of heat stress, the flow of relatively cool venous blood through the two emissary veins charted by Falk in fossil crania actually reverses direction, going back into the brain, according to several recent studies directed by physiologists Michel Cabanac of Laval (Quebec) University and Heiner Brinnel of Hopital-Maternite in L'Arbresle, France.
Some of the geological gaps in those groups were due to non-availability of crania in conditions good enough to include them in the analysis.
In keeping with other sites in the Neolithic Near East, the postmortem manipulation of human remains, particularly the skulls and crania of adults of both sexes as well as sub-adults, is a characteristic feature of the funerary practices observed at Catalhoyuk (Boz and Hager 2014; Hodder 2005:24).
Accordingly, if the NgLj-3 deposit was the one buried by Schwatka and was substantially undisturbed, it would be expected to contain 76, predominantly large, human bones including three crania and four tibiae.
Study population: One hundred and eleven dry adult human crania were selected from the musea of the study area, according to the following criteria:
While mentioned only briefly in this volume, anthropologists at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago exhibited numerous crania that were especially popular among fairgoers.
Modern comparative samples were provided by the 101 modern Australians measured by Howells (1973) and an additional 127 modern New Guinea crania measured by the lead author.
All of the crania in this Spanish sample originated from a 16th to 17th-century community associated with a church in northwestern Spain.
To date, only two records of crania of Bootherium bombifrons from Texas have been documented in the literature (Hesse, 1942; McDonald, 1985).
Ngandong is clearly atypical of other discoveries of hominin remains in fluvial deposits because so many crania are present, but so few other skeletal elements.
Wolpoff's group assessed the extent to which samples of early modern-human fossil crania from Central Europe and Australia--all between 20,000 and 30,000 years old--share anatomical features with older H.
These are among the largest fossil crania of human ancestors ever discovered," he says.
The skull displays no polish, no cut or scrape marks, no peeling or flaking and none of the beveling found on apparently cannibalized crania of Melanesians and southwestern Native Americans, the researchers note in their paper.
The genus is the [meaningful] category with regards to teeth and crania, Tattersall says.