|The Natural History Museum's Broken Hill skull is 'one of the most important relics of human evolution' says human origins expert Chris Stringer. It is on temporary display in the Treasures Cadogan Gallery.|
For the first time ever, the skull goes on public display in the Natural History Museum's Treasures Cadogan Gallery.
The skull was found in the Broken Hill mine in Zambia, in 1921. It belongs to the ancient human species Homo heidelbergensis. The skull belonged to an adult, probably male, and has a massive brow bridge and large face. It is the finest known example of its kind...
... The Broken Hill skull is on display in the free Treasures Cadogan Gallery from today until the end of May. [...] nhm.ac.uk/ via TheArchaeologyNewsNetwork