Homo neandertalensis

IMG 999 The Gibralter Neandertal skull at three points in time.jpg

The Gibraltar Neandertal skull at three times in its history.

 
 Neandertal male, based on Shanidar 1 from Iraq. On display in the Smithsonian's Hall of Human Origins.

Neandertal male, based on Shanidar 1 from Iraq. On display in the Smithsonian's Hall of Human Origins.

 Neandertal male, based on Shanidar 1, discovered in Iraq.

Neandertal male, based on Shanidar 1, discovered in Iraq.

Image 783 Neandertal male based on La Ferressie 1.jpg

 Neandertal male based on La Ferressie 1

 
IMG 122 Neandertals and language.jpg

Neandertals and language.

 
Image 802 Neandertal mother and child Smithsonian bronze.jpg
 
Image 801 Neandertal mother and child Smithsonian bronze.jpg

Bronzes of a Neandertal mother and child, on display in the Smithsonian's hall of human origins.

IMG 814 Neandertals hunting mammoth at La Cotte.jpg

 Neandertals hunting mammoth at La Cotte

IMG 821 Neandertal adult female based on La Ferressie 2.jpg

Neandertal adult female based on La Ferressie 2, Gibraltar 1 and La Quina 5.

 
 Stages in the reconstruction of the Shanidar 1 Neandertal.

Stages in the reconstruction of the Shanidar 1 Neandertal.

 Neandertal male in profile, based on La Ferressie 1.

Neandertal male in profile, based on La Ferressie 1.

 Neandertal male, based on La Ferressie 1, painted for National Geographic Magazine.

Neandertal male, based on La Ferressie 1, painted for National Geographic Magazine.