Start Dating an albino man

Dating an albino man

In comparison to modern East Asians the cranial vault is extremely long and low, with a receding frontal squama and marked angulation in the occipital region.

It contained human remains from the late Pleistocene (Ice Age) the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago.

Woo (1959) described the skull as "Evolving Mongoloid", whereas others described it as Melanesian or Negrito.

In 1934 German Jewish anthropologist Franz Weidenreich became honorary director of the Laboratory and excavations continued, uncovering a further three skullcaps in 1936.

Even today, superstitious Blacks of southern Africa; maim and mutilate Albinos in the ignorant belief that their body parts process magical properties, which they use in rituals.

Finds unearthed included three human skulls and other remains from at least eight individuals identified as Archaic Homo sapiens.

Also white powder sprinkled around the remains on the lower level indicates the inhabitants practiced burial rites.

What perplexed Weidenreich, however, was the variation between the three crania, 101, 102 and 103, and the absence of clearly defined East Asian skeletal morphology.