Cro-Magnon limb bone, plaster cast

Maker
R. F. Damon and Co (estab. 1850)
Date
Circa 1909
Description
Plaster cast of a human limb bone from Cro-Magnon, an upper paleolithic fossil site in southwestern France. This site, discovered in 1868, yielded fossils of anatomically modern humans that have been dated to 27,680 years before present. These casts were bought by the Anatomy Department in c.1909 to use as teaching specimens in classes on human anatomy and evolution. This specimen needs repair and conservation.

Object detail

Date
Circa 1909
Production place
Accession number
516-500358
Inscriptions
CM
Object type
Harry Brookes Allen Museum Anatomy Category

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