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Homo antecessor finger

Museum of Human Evolution

Museum of Human Evolution

Common name: Homo antecessor finger
Technical name: Homo antecessor phalanx
Dating: 850,000 to 900,000 years
Site: Level TD6, Gran Dolina, Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos, Spain.
Description: This phalanx and many other human remains have cut marks produced by the edge of stone tools used for butchering, fleshing and scraping. These processes indicate that these groups practised anthropophagy or cannibalism.

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  • Title: Homo antecessor finger

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