Boxgrove Man


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Boxgrove Man

a 500 000 years old hominid from Boxgrove, West Sussex, known from an incomplete shinbone. This was possibly a common ancestor of both the NEANDERTHALS and the taller, slimmer early modern humans. Boxgrove Man is Britain's oldest known hominid.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005