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A fossil human which developed in Europe between the next to last glaciation period (called Riss or Saalien) and the last (called Würm) when they were slowly replaced by Homo sapiens sapiens (Cro-Magnon). They are named after the Neander Valley, near Düsseldorf, Germany.

Click here to go to a web page (in French) published to accompany an exhibit on Prehistoric Lake Leman (Geneva) in 1999, showing photos of objects found during archaeological digs, and drawings of what life might have been like.

Use to translate a webpagefrom French to English.