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Earliest Directly-Dated Human Skull-Cups

Figure 3

Cut-marks and percussion mark on a frontal bone from Gough's Cave.

Cut-marks (white arrows) and percussion marks (circled) on the frontal bone of GC2 (scale = 10 mm). The percussion damage (circled) is the result of a carefully placed blow along the fronto-nasal suture to separate the facial bones from the vault.

Figure 3