The European fossils generally display "classic" Neandertal features: thick, heavy bones, sloping foreheads, bulging brow ridges
and projecting jaws holding peglike front teeth.
Neanderthals were heavily built and muscular, with projecting faces, large teeth, low foreheads, heavy brow ridges
, and chinless jaws.
Competition may explain why males have more robust skulls and brow ridges
The skull also has prominent brow ridges
, which are a distinctly human hallmark not seen outside our own genus, or species family, Homo.
Many skull features, including prominent brow ridges
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Winston Churchill and Steve Jobs had similar sloping foreheads, brow ridges
Characteristic features of these hominids include thick bones, sloping foreheads, bulging brow ridges
, chinless jaws, and peg-shaped front teeth.