Steinheim an der Murr
|Steinheim an der Murr|
|• Mayor||Thomas Rosner|
|• Total||23.19 km2 (8.95 sq mi)|
|Elevation||200 m (700 ft)|
|• Density||530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
Steinheim an der Murr is a town in the district of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is situated on the river Murr, 9 km northeast of Ludwigsburg. The Steinheim Skull was found near Steinheim an der Murr.
It is known worldwide for a famous skull of an early human, found there in 1933. This human lived around 250.000 years ago. The original skull is kept in the museum of nature in Stuttgart, while in Steinheim, visitors can see two reproductions of the skull in a small museum.
Sons and daughters of the community
- Philipp Christoph Zeller (1808-1883), entomologist (insect collector)
- Eduard Zeller (1814-1908), born in Kleinbottwar, theologian and philosopher
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