Krapina Neanderthal site
Hušnjakovo Hill finding site
|Location||western part of Krapina city|
|Region||Krapina-Zagorje County, Croatia|
Krapina Neanderthal Site, also known as Hušnjakovo brdo (Croatian for Hušnjakovo hill) is a Palaeolithic site found in 1899 which has the largest number of Neanderthal fossil bones found in Central Europe in 1899. It was excavated by Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger.
This site enabled experts from all over the world to conduct research and elaborate scientific theories about human development and how human communities in Europe lived during at the beginning of the Late Pleistocene.
Close to this archaeological site a museum presents the origin of life on Earth and the evolution of humankind. It is situated in a park with statues of Neanderthals and contemporary fauna, such as a bear, a moose and a beaver set in the actual locations.
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- "Penn Museum - Analysis of the Dentition and Trauma of the Krapina Neanderthals". penn.museum. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
- "Muzej krapinskih neanadertalaca". Mkn.mhz.hr. 2010-02-27. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
- "Krapina Neanderthal Museum - Ice Age Europe". Ice-age-europe.eu. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
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