Swanscombe man

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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Marston, the London dentist who discovered there Swanscombe Man. I also worked at the Neolithic Stone Age village of Skara Brae on the Bay of Skaill, in the Orkneys, excavated by Professor Gordon Childe, and the later high-water mark for me was being made a fellow of the Istito di Palaeontologia Umana of Florence.