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Traveling Museum - Unique discoveries from Dmanisi exhibited in Philippines February 09, 2016
Exhibition "The First Humans out of Africa - The Journey of Mankind" was open at the Ateneo University of Manila on 9th of February 2016. The exhibition showcases the 1.8 million-year-old humans and extinct animals whose fossils were ...
Dmanisi Skull 5 Reconstruction November 14, 2015
Georgian National Museum presents the artistic reconstruction of the Dmanisi Skull 5 bust. The reconstuction has been done by the famous paleo-artist John Gurche. The bust resides in Georgian National Musem, Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia.   ...
Response to Comment on “A Complete Skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo” April 25, 2014
Zollikofer et. al. published a response to the comment of Schwartz et. al. on A complete skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo.  Abstract Schwartz et al. hold that variation among the Dmanisi skulls r...
Dr. Abesalom Vekua (1925-2014) February 20, 2014
Dr. Abesalom Vekua, a distinguished Georgian paleontologist, Full Member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences and Head of the Georgian National Museum Institute of Palaeobiology passed away. It is very hard for me to write about him in...
Viewpoint: Human evolution, from tree to braid January 02, 2014
The viewpoint on Human Evolution with emphasis on the Dmanisi skull 5 was published on BBC/news/sciecne-environment by Prof. Clive Finlayson, Director of Gibraltar Museum on 31st of December 2013. Viewpoint: Human evolution, from tree to braid....
Discovery of a NEW Skull in Dmanisi October 18, 2013
Cranium D4500 was found during the 2005 excavation season at Dmanisi. It was recovered from the bottom layers of Block 2, just above the basaltic bedrock. D4500 belongs to the same individual as mandible D2600 (which was recovered in 2000). It repres...
Dmanisi Hominin used Toothpicks October 07, 2013
1.77 million year old hominin from Dmanisi used toothpicks to clean the interdental space from the alimentational leftovers. The excessive use of the toothpick caused not only the damage of the dental hard tissues, creating the cylinder-shape gu...
Dmanisi Paleoanthropology Field School April 02, 2012
Joint collaboration of Georgian National Museum and University of Zurich was established to run the annual Dmanisi Paleoanthropology Field School at the site of Dmanisi.  This is a four-week field course in paleoanthropology combining theoretica...
Museum is open June 01, 2009
The Museum at the archaeological site of Dmanisi is open daily except Mondays since summer 2009. Opening hours 11:00 to 17:00 (16:30 - last entry).  Prices: Adult - 3 GEL Student - 1 GEL School children - 0.5 GEL Children under 6y - free ...