Swanscombe man

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Swanscombe man

[′swanz·kəm ¦man]
(paleontology)
A partial skull recovered in Swanscombe, Kent, England, which represents an early stage of Homo sapiens but differing in having a vertical temporal region and a rounded occipital profile.
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Barnfield Pit in Swanscombe, Kent, had long been known to archaeologists as a rich source of prehistoric animal bones, yielding everything from straight-tusked elephants and bears to the antlers of fallow deer.
Between 420,000-250,000 years ago, early humans camped on the site of Barnfield Pit.