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Homo heidelbergensis Skull Atapuerca 5
BH-022 $360.00

350,000 to 500,000 YA. The Homo heidelbergensis skull Atapuerca 5 was discovered in Spain in 1992 by Juan-Luis Arsuaga, in the fossil-rich caves of Sima de los Huesos (Bone Pit), Sierra de Atapuerca, This site has thus far yielded over 5000 fossil hominid remains. Although somewhat smaller than other H. heidelbergensis, this individual is considered among the most complete premodern skulls ever found. The cranial capacity is 1125 cc. The cranial features of skulls in the Sima de los Huesos collection, including cranial capacity, overlap the ranges for H. erectusH. neanderthalensis, and modern H. sapiens. In fact, Atapuerca 5 shares many features with H. neanderthalensis, such as heavy browridges, wide nasal opening, and large, projecting middle face. Certain features, such as the shape of the cheekbone, do not occur in Neanderthals but do in modern humans.

The Bone Clones® Fossil Hominid line is composed of discoveries from anatomically modern humans, archaic humans, early Homo, early hominins, and other hominids. The majority of the casts in this line have been recreated by our team of anatomical sculptors. Some are reconstructions made by anthropology professionals using fragmentary elements from original discoveries and extrapolating the missing parts from those (i.e. Neanderthal skeleton). 

2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw).

Custom display stand available below.

Jaw available individually as well, please inquire.

For more detailed information please see "Three new human skulls from the Sima de Los Huesos Middle Pleistocene site in Sierra de Atapuerca", Nature 362: 534-537; "A Hominid from the Lower Pleistocene of Atapuerca, Spain: Possible Ancestor to Neanderthals and Modern Humans", Science 1997 May 30, 276: 1392-1395.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Homo heidelbergensis BH-022   8" L x 5 ½" W x 7 ½" H    20.7L x 13.6W x 18.7H (cm) $360.00

Shown here is a typical stand having a metal base and rod with a resin cradle, coated with thin rubber to prevent scratching and damage to paint on skull. Please note that the cradle is custom-made for each different specimen. Color and shape may vary from the sample shown.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Display Stand S-BH-022 5" x 3" $60.00

Durable and economical corrugated plastic storage and carrying case for natural bone and replica human, great ape, and hominid skulls. This case is both attractive and lightweight. It includes a tab insert closure. This case ships flat and is easy to assemble.

Special handling fees may apply to this order. We will contact you with the amount prior to shipping.

Catalogue # Size Price
S-81 ID: 10 ½" L x 7 ½" W x 8 ½" D $36.00

The Premium Carrying Case for Human Skull is a durable storage and carrying case for human and fossil hominid skulls, as well as small, disarticulated bones and many other animal skulls. This case is both attractive and resilient. It is constructed of sturdy plywood, lined with foam, and covered with tough vinyl. Chrome hardware on each corner provides first-rate reinforcement and metal buckle clasps and lock assures closure and security.

(Skull Sold Separately)

Catalogue # Size Price
S-91 ID: 9 ½" L x 8" W x 6 ½" D; OD: 11" L x 9 ¾" W x 8" D $126.00

Bone Clones® bag for skulls and skeletal parts, useful for carrying and storing any number of Bone Clones® products. Its roomy 12" x 18" size makes it suitable for most human, hominid, and primate skulls, as well as many other medium-sized Bone Clones®. You can even use it for transporting your natural bone skulls. The soft grey flannel offers gentle protection and the sturdy braided cord provides a secure closure. If you're unsure whether a certain product will fit, feel free to contact us to check.

Catalogue # Size Price
BA-100 12" W x 18" L $14.00
TOTAL 360.00