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A rich locality in South Kensington: the fossil hominin collection of the Natural History Museum, London

Buck, LT and Stringer, CB (2015) A rich locality in South Kensington: the fossil hominin collection of the Natural History Museum, London. Geological Journal, 50 (3). pp. 321-337. ISSN 0072-1050

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Abstract

The primacy of fossils in the Natural History Museum (NHM) goes back to the very origins of the Museum, but the first fossil hominins in the collections were probably the Upper Palaeolithic remains from Bruniquel, which were accessioned in 1864. This founded a collection which has continued to expand into this century. While there have been many compilations and descriptions of the fossil hominin collection at the NHM over its long history, to our knowledge no‐one has prepared a review of the collection itself. The intention of the current paper is to synthesize earlier sources with accounts of new finds, revised chronologies and rediscovered treasures in order to illustrate the breadth and continuing importance of the fossil hominins curated at the NHM. We list and discuss all the hominin material known or thought to pre‐date the Holocene. These form a collection of great importance, both in terms of their research …

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Additional Information: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Buck, L. T., and Stringer, C. B. ( 2015), A rich locality in South Kensington: the fossil hominin collection of the Natural History Museum, London. Geol. J., 50: 321– 337. doi: 10.1002/gj.2657., which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1002/gj.2657. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0402 Geochemistry, 0403 Geology, 0404 Geophysics
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Biological & Environmental Sciences (new Sep 19)
Publisher: Wiley
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2020 09:35
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2020 09:45
DOI or Identification number: 10.1002/gj.2657
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12692

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