Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Archaic Neanderthal Hybrids of the Maritime Archaic in the Americas

Archaic Neanderthal Hybrids of the Maritime Archaic

Signature skull type of the Maritime Archaic is a long skull with a sloping forehead and protruding brow ridge.  On the left is the Penon woman dating to 11,000 B.C.. In the Middle are similar skull from a shell mound in Alabama and on the right is a skull from the Santa Barbara, California mound.
All of these skulls are more indicative of Upper Paleolithic proto Europeans than of Mongolian or Native Americans.