Fish Hoek skull


: a southern African fossil skull that resembles that of a Bushman and that is found in association with artifacts suggesting an advanced type of the European Mousterian

Word History


from Fish Hoek (Vishoek), town in Cape Province, Union of South Africa, where it was discovered

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“Fish Hoek skull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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