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A. Margvelashvili, C. P.E. Zollikofer, D. Lordkipanidze, P. Tafforeau, M. S. Ponce de León: Comparative analysis of dentognathic pathologies in the Dmanisi mandibles in American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2016


C.P.E. Zollikofer, M. S. Ponce de León, A. Margvelashvili, G.P. Rightmire, D. Lordkipanidze: Response to Comment on "A Complete Skull From Dmanisi, Georgia and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo" in Science, 2014


J. H. Schwartz, I. Tattersall, Ch. Zhang: Comment on "A Complete Skull From Dmanisi, Georgia and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo" in Science, 2014


D. Lordkipanidze, M. S. Ponce de León, A. Margvelashvili, Y Rak, G.P. Rightmire, A. Vekua, C. P. E. Zollikofer : A Complete Skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo in Science, 2013 


A. Margvelashvili, C. P. E. Zollikofer, D. Lordkipanidze, T. Peltomäki, M. S. Ponce de León: Tooth wear and dentoalveolar remodeling are key factors of morphological variation in the Dmanisi mandibles in PNAS, 2013


A. Mgeladze, D. Lordkipanidze, M. H. Moncel, J. Despriee, R. Chagelishvili, M. Nioradze, G. Nioradze: Hominin occupations at the Dmanisi site, Georgia, Southern Caucasus: Raw materials and technical behaviours of Europe’s first hominins in Journal of Human Evolution, 2011


H. Hemmer, R. D. Kahlke, A. Vekua: The cheetah Acinonyx pardinensis (Croizet et Jobert, 1828) s.l. at the hominin site of Dmanisi (Georgia) e A potential prime meat supplier in Early Pleistocene ecosystems, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2011


B. Wood: Did early Homo migrate “out of ” or “in to” Africa?, PNAS commentary, 2011


H. Pontzer, J. R. Scott, D. Lordkipanidze, P. S. Ungard: Dental microwear texture analysis and diet in the Dmanisi hominins, Journal of Human Evolution, 2011


J. Agusti & D. Lordkipanidze: How “African” was the early human dispersal out of Africa? Quaternary Science Reviews, 2011


R. Ferring, O.Oms, J. Agustí, F. Bernad, M. Nioradze, T. Shelia, M. Tappen, A. Vekua, D. Zhvania, D. Lordkipanidze: Earliest human occupations at Dmanisi (Georgian Caucasus) dated to 1.85–1.78 Ma PNAS, 2011


H. Pontzer, C. Rolian, G.P. Rightmire, T. Jashashvili, M. S. Ponce de León, D. Lordkipanidze, C. P. E. Zollikofer: Locomotor anatomy and biomechanics of the Dmanisi hominins in Journal of Human Evolution, 2010


E. Messager, S. Nomade, P. Voinchet, R. Ferring, A. Mgeladze, H. Guillou, D. Lordkipanidze, 40Ar/39Ar dating and phytolith analysis of the Early Pleistocene sequence of Kvemo-Orozmani (Republic of Georgia): chronological and palaeoecological
implications for the hominin site of Dmanisi, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2011


G. P. Rightmire, D. Lordkipanidze: Fossil Skulls from Dmanisi: A Paleodeme Representing Earliest Homo in Eurasia, Book Chapter: Out of Africa I, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology, eds. J. G. Fleagle, J. J. SHea, F. E. Grine, A. L. Baden, R. E. Leakey; 2010 


E. Messager, D. Lordkipanidze, E. Kvavadze, C.R. Ferring, P. Voinchet: Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of Dmanisi site (Georgia) based on palaeobotanical dataQuaternary International, 2010


J. Baena, D. Lordkipanidze, F. Cuartero, R. Ferring, D. Zhvania, D. Martín, T. Shelia, G. Bidzinashuili, M. Roca, D. Rubio: Technical and technological complexity in the beginning: The study of Dmanisi lithic assemblage, Quaternary International, 2010


T. Jashashvili, M. S. Ponce de Leon, D. Lordkipanidze, C. P. E. Zollikofer: First evidence of a bipartite medial cuneiform in the hominin fossil record: a case report from the Early Pleistocene site of DmanisiJournal of Anatomy, 2010


T. Garcia, G. Feraud, C Falgueres, H. de Lumley, C. Perrenoud, D. Lordkipanidze: Earliest human remains in Eurasia: New 40Ar/39Ar dating of the Dmanisi hominid-bearing levels, Georgia, Quaternary Geochronology, 2010


P. J. Macaluso, Jr: Variation in dental remains from Dmanisi, GeorgiaAnthropological Science, 2009


G. P. Rightmire, A. P. van Arsdale, D. Lordkipanidze: Variation in the mandibles from Dmanisi, Georgia, Journal of Human Evolution, 2008


M. Martinon-Torres, J. Bermudez de Castro, A. Gomez-Robles, A. Margvelashvili, L. Prado, D. Lordkipanidze, A.Vekua: Dental remains from Dmanisi (Republic of Georgia):  Morphological analysis and comparative study, Journal of Human Evolution, 2008


E. Messager, D. Lordkipanidze, C.R. Ferring, B. Deniaux: Fossil fruit identification by SEM investigations, a tool for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of Dmanisi site, Georgia, Journal of Archaeological Science, 2008 


M. Calvo-Rathert, A. Goguitchaichvili, D. Sologashvili, J.J. Villalaín, M.F. Bógalo, A. Carrancho, G. Maissuradze: New paleomagnetic data from the hominin bearing Dmanisi paleo-anthropologic site (Southern Georgia, Caucasus), Quaternary Reserach, 2008


I. J. Wallace, B. Demes, W. L. Jungers, M. Alvero, A. Su: The Bipedalism of the Dmanisi Hominins: Pigeon-Toed Early Homo?, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2008


D. Lordkipanidze, T. Jashashvili, A. Vekua, M. S. Ponce de León, C. P. E. Zollikofer, G. P. Rightmire, H. Pontzer, R. Ferring, O. Oms, M. Tappen, M. Bukhsianidze, J. Agusti, R. Kahlke, G. Kiladze, B. Martinez-Navarro, A. Mouskhelishvili, M. Nioradze, L. Rook, Postcranial evidence from early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia, in Nature, 2007


M. M. Skinner, A. D. Gordon, N. J. Collard: Mandibular size and shape variation in the hominins at Dmanisi, Republic of Georgia, Journal of Human Evolution, 2006


G. P. Rightmire, D. Lordkipanidze, A. Vekua: Anatomical descriptions, comparative studies and evolutionary significance of the hominin skulls from Dmanisi, Republic of Georgia, Journal of Human Evolution, 2006


D. Lordkipanidze, A. Vekua, R. Ferring, G. P. Rightmire, C. P. E. Zollikofer, M. S. Ponce de Leon, J. Agusti, G. Kiladze, A. Mouskhelishvili: A Fourth Hominin Skull From Dmanisi, GeorgiaThe Anatomical Record, 2006


D. Lordkipanidze, A.b Vekua, R. Ferring, G. P. Rightmire, J. Agusti, G. Kiladze, A. Mouskhelishvili, M. Nioradze, M. S. Ponce de León, M. Tappen, C. P. E. Zollikofer The earliest toothless hominin skull, Nature, 2005


S.-H. Lee: Brief Communication: Is Variation in the Cranial Capacity of the Dmanisi Sample Too High To Be From a Single Species?, Americal Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2005


A. Vekua, D. Lordkipanidze, G. P. Rightmire, J. Agusti, R. Ferring, G. Maisuradze, A.  Mouskhelishvili, M. Nioradze, M. S. Ponce de Leon, M. Tappen, M. Tvalchrelidze, C. P. E.  Zollikofer: A New Skull of Early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia, Science, 2002


L. Gabounia, M.A. de Lumley, A. Vekua, D. Lordkipanidze, H. de Lumley: Découverte d’un nouvel hominidé à Dmanissi (Transcaucasie, Géorgie)Comptes Rendus Palevol, 2002


L. Gabunia, S. C. Antón, D. Lordkipanidze, A. Vekua, A. Justus, C. C. Swisher III: Dmanisi and dispersal, Evolutionary Anthropology, 2001


J. Schwartz: Taxonomy of the Dmanisi Crania, Science, 2000 


P. Shipman: Doubting Dmanisi, American Scientist, 2000


L. Gabunia, A. Vekua & D. Lordkipanidze: The environmental contexts of early human occupation of Georgia (Transcaucasia)Journal of Humand Evolution, 2000


L. Gabunia, A. Vekua, D. Lordkipanidze, R. Ferring, A. Justus, G. Maisuradze, A. Mouskhelishvili, M. Nioradze, D. Sologashvili, C. Swisher III, M. Tvalchrelidze Current research on the hominid site of DmanisiERAUL 92, 2000


L. Gabunia, A. Vekua, D. Lordkipanidze, C.C. Swisher III, R. Ferring, A. Justus, M. Nioradze, M. Tvalchrelidze, S. C. Anton, G. Bosinski, O. Joris, M.A.de Lumley, G. Majsuradze, A. Mouskhelishvili: Earliest Pleistocene Hominid Cranial Remains from Dmanisi, Republic of Georgia: Taxonomy, Geological Setting, and Age, Science, 2000


A. Rosas, J. M. Bermudez de Castro: On the Taxonomic Affinities of the Dmanisi Mandible (Georgia), American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 1998


G. Bräuer, M. Schultz: The morphological affinities of the Plio-Pleistocene mandible from Dmanisi, Georgia, Journal of Human Evolution, 1995


L. Gabunia & A. Vekua: A Plio-Pleistocene hominid from Dmanisi, East Georgia, CaucasusNature, 1995