Archaeology & Evolution Glossary (J)

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jasper: A form of chert usually yellow, red, brown, or gold in color.

jugular foramen: The opening formed by the temporal notches on the petrous temporal and occipital bones.

juxtamastoid process: A name given to the process or processes just medial to the mastoid process, individually referred to as the paramastoid process and occipitomastoid crest.

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