Prof. Joger discovered a bone-coloured roundish object on the surface. When he started to dig deeper he discovered a complete thigh bone with a length of 133 cm. Right next to it, a shoulder blade of 132 cm was discovered. Furthermore, the team found a vertebra. This was connected to other vertebra and eventually a complete spine was excavated. The soil which embedded the bones was hard but brittle clay and sandstone.


  • Title: The start of the probing period
  • Creator: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Joger
  • Date Created: 2005
  • Location: Republic of Niger
  • Location Created: Republic of Niger
  • Original Language: Deutsch
  • Type: Image

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