From the May 24, 1958 issue

Ancient Skull Puzzles — The 45,000-year-old Neanderthal skull recently assembled from fragments found in Shanidar Cave in Iraq presents a real scientific puzzle to anthropologists because, although his face was very primitive, the back of his head was more like modern man. The description of Shanidar Man as a being who appeared to be a totally different creature depending on whether he was seen coming or going was presented to the American Association of Physical Anthropologists meeting in Cambridge, Mass., by Dr. T. Dale Stewart of the Smithsonian Institution.… Putting the tiny pieces together was a super-difficult jigsaw puzzle, but Dr. Stewart reported he was able to fit them together so neatly that he satisfied himself they were all originally parts of the same individual skull. “The skull belonged to quite a different being from any modern man whose bones I have examined,” Dr. Stewart told his colleagues.

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