Mladeč 1 Skull (NHMW-Anthro-OSTE 5454)3D Model
3D scan of a fossil human skull excavated in the Mladeč Caves, Czech Republic, in 1881. With an absolute age of ca. 31,000 years, the Mladeč 1 skull is one of the oldest securely dated Homo sapiens finds in Europe. It provides rare insights into the morphology of our species in the European Upper Paleolithic.
The Mladeč 1 skull is Number 47 of the NHM Top 100. The valuable original is not on display in the exhibition halls, but a cast can be found in Hall 14 of the NHM Vienna.
Specimen: Mladeč 1 skull
Inventory number: NHMW-Anthro-OSTE 5454
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, Anthropology Dept. (curator: Sabine Eggers)
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Scanned and edited by Andrea Stadlmayr, Anna Haider, Viola Winkler (NHMW)
Scanner: Artec Space Spider. Infrastructure funded by the FFG.
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