Saldanha man

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Saldanha man
Saldanha man-Homo heidelbergensis.jpg
Saldanha skull, Smithsonian Natural History Museum
Common name Saldanha man
Species Homo heidelbergensis
Place discovered Hopefield, South Africa
Date discovered 1954
Discovered by Ronald Singer

Saldanha man also known as Saldanha cranium or Elandsfontein cranium are fossilized remains of a hominid species believed to be Homo heidelbergensis. The remains were found in Elandsfontein, located in the Hopefield of South Africa. To date it remains the southernmost hominid find.

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