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Maps of Fossil Discoveries

 Neandertal remains found to date are located throughout western Europe, into the far reaches of eastern Europe and extend even into the Middle-East. The remains found by many scientists can be viewed by the public. 
 

Famous Locations

  • Flag od Belgium.   Belgium - Engis Cave near Engis (1) : Click to view the cancel.
    Part of a child's cranium found in 1830. Not recognized as Neandertal until 1936.

  • Flag od Gibraltar.   Gibraltar - Forbes Quarry (2) : Click to view the booklet pane.
    Skull discovered in 1848 was not recognized as Neandertal until 1864.

  • Flag od Germany.   Germany - Feldhofer Cave in the Neander Valley (3) : Click to view the post card.
    Discovered in 1856, this specimen was recognized by Johann Fuhlrott : Click to view the cancel. : and is the specimen for which the species is named.

  • Flag od France.   France - Le Moustier Shelter (4) : Click to view the post card.
    Discovered in 1908, the Mousterian tool industry is named after this site.

  • Flag od France.   France - La Chapelle aux Saints (5) : Click to view the cancel.
    Nearly complete skeleton discovered in 1908 generated 'ape-like' concept.

Europe

Mid-East

Click to go to description of fossils from Devil's Tower. Click to go to description of fossils from Forbes Quarry. Click to go to description of fossils from La Ferrassie - France. Click to go to description of fossils from Cro-Magnone - France. Click to go to description of fossils from Trou de la Naulette - Belgium. Click to go to description of fossils from Mezmaiskaya - Caucausus. Click to go to description of fossils from Kiik-Koba - Ukraine. Click to go to description of fossils from Zafarraya - Spain. Click to go to description of fossils from Lagar Velho - Portugal. Click to go to description of fossils from Spy - Belgium. Click to go to description of fossils from Le Moustier - France. Click to go to description of fossils from La Quina - France. Click to go to description of fossils from Arago - France. Click to go to description of fossils from Mauer - Germany. Click to go to description of fossils from Bilzinsleben - Germany. Click to go to description of fossils from Saccopastore - Italy. Click to go to description of fossils from Steinheim - Germany. Click to go to description of fossils from Vertesszollos - Hungary. Click to go to description of fossils from Monte Circeo - Italy. Click to go to description of fossils from Pontnewydd - England. Click to go to description of fossils from St. CÚsaire - France. Click to go to description of fossils from La Chapelle - France. Click to go to description of fossils from Engis - Belgium. Click to go to description of fossils from Swanscomb - England. Click to go to description of fossils from Neandertal - Germany. Click to go to description of fossils from Krapina - Croatia. Click to go to description of fossils from Petralona - Greece. Click to go to description of fossils from Qafzeh - Israel. Click to go to description of fossils from Tabun and Skhul - Israel. Click to go to description of fossils from Amud - Israel. Click to go to description of fossils from Shanidar - Iraq.
European fossil site map. Mid-east fossil site map.
Click on site numbers for links to fossil descriptions.

Other Locations

Cave mouth at base of cliff, Soultre, France.