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Krapina Neanderthal Museum as a well of medical information

Igor Salopek orcid id orcid.org/0000-0003-0749-5862 ; Rijeka University School of Medicine, Rijeka, Croatia


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Abstract

The new Krapina Neanderthal Museum consists of two sections: a section reconstructing the life of the Krapina Neanderthal and a section bringing the latest knowledge about the evolution of life on Earth. It is a well of scientific information, a teaching tool, and the world’s largest find of Neanderthal fossil remains. This article briefly reports a tour visit of members of the Croatian Scientific Society for the History of Health Culture to the Museum, describes the facets of the exhibition, and gives the most important facts about the life of the Krapina Neanderthal.

Keywords

history of medicine, palaeoanthropology, Palaeolithic, Neanderthals, Krapina Neanderthal Museum, Dragutin Gorjanović Kramberger, Krapina, Croatia

Hrčak ID:

63530

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/63530

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