University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Ivor Karavanic

Digging Up Neandertals at Mujina Pećina?

A Mousterian Cave Site in Croatia

By: Ivor Jankovic and Ivor Karavanic

Neandertals are everyone’s favorite image of a classic “caveman.” We know more about them than we do about any other fossil human population. They evolved from Europe’s earliest inhabitants during the Paleolithic period about 200,000 years ago—the transition between the Lower and Middle Paleolithic in Europe—and later spread into parts of Western Asia, including the […]