The European fossils generally display "classic" Neandertal features: thick, heavy bones, sloping foreheads, bulging brow ridges
and projecting jaws holding peglike front teeth.
Many skull features, including prominent brow ridges
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Winston Churchill and Steve Jobs had similar sloping foreheads, brow ridges
Neanderthals were heavily built and muscular, with projecting faces, large teeth, low foreheads, heavy brow ridges
, and chinless jaws.
Although her skull had the prominent brow ridges
, low forehead, and protruding lower face that would have made her unusual-looking to modern eyes, the structure and size of the rest of her body was very similar to ours.
The skull also has prominent brow ridges
, which are a distinctly human hallmark not seen outside our own genus, or species family, Homo.
Competition may explain why males have more robust skulls and brow ridges
Characteristic features of these hominids include thick bones, sloping foreheads, bulging brow ridges
, chinless jaws, and peg-shaped front teeth.