Italian archaeologists found the remains of nine Neanderthals in a cave. The remains were found in the Guattari cave in San Felicerio, between Rome and Naples.
Researchers found that the extinct human species had two teeth, skulls and other bones. Probably it involves adult men, but it cannot be ruled out that there is also a young man.
Not all the remains are from the same period.According to this record the remains of eight of the nine Neanderthals Ministry of Culture Between 50,000 and 68,000 years old. The ninth Neanderthal may have lived somewhere between 90,000 and 100,000 years ago.
Anthropologist Mario Rubini said: “These excavations may reveal the history of the Italian population.” “Neanderthals are the basic steps of human evolution.” The Italian Minister of Culture said “an extraordinary Discovery, will be discussed worldwide”.
The discovery was made in a part of the cave that has not yet been discovered. In 1939, a group of workers accidentally discovered this cave. Neanderthal skulls were discovered that year.
According to archaeologists, the cave has preserved its conditions 50,000 years ago. For example, thousands of animal remains have been found, including many hyenas.
The bones of bison, rhino, elephant, big deer and wild horse were also found. Bite marks were found on many of the remains, which may indicate that they were dragged into prey by hyenas.