News & CommentFossil Trade

For Sale: A Piece of Human History

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  23 May 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5316, pp. 1188
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5316.1188

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

In what paleoanthropologists and dealers call an unusually visible example of the sale of ancient human remains, purported Cro-Magnon and Neandertal bones are being advertised for sale on the Internet; scientists say they fear that such trade in human fossils may be a loss for research.

Related Content