The skull is of a healthy greater age according to J.P. Harrington from the Smithsonian, in a less informed comment the newly employed Harrington referred to the Neanderthal skull as gorilla-like. santa barbara
The owner of the skull possessed a mouth larger than any today. The jaws measured 7 inches from tmj to tmj.
A large suborbital ridge and sloping forehead existed in both skulls. The average thickness of todays skulls is about 3/4ths thickness. The thickness of these skulls were twice as thick of those of modern Indians. santa barbara
~Chris L Lesley
Decatur Weekly Republican, April, 9, 1923
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