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Cave in Israel where the most complete postcranial Neanderthal skeleton was found to date, dating to about 60 TYA. It contained the first hyoid bone, which was analyzed and shown that it was used in a similar manner as it is on humans, showing that Neanderthals likely used human-like speech.

Kebara Cave Web Pages[]

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Kebara Cave In the News[]

Talking Neanderthals Challenge the Origins of Speech (2014)[]

Hyroid bone from Israel in 1989 reanalyzed and found to be most likely used the same way as humans.
See also Neanderthals, Kebara Cave
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