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Late PlioceneHomoand Oldowan Tools from the Hadar Formation (Kada Hadar Member), Ethiopia
Rapport preliminaire de la decouverte d'un maxilaire d'Homo associe a un outillage Oldowayen et a une faune du Pliocene final dans une formation Hadar en Ethiopie. Les elements de datation 4 0A R/3…
A Complete Skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo
- D. Lordkipanidze, M. S. Ponce de León, +4 authors C. Zollikofer
- Biology, MedicineScience
- 18 October 2013
The Dmanisi sample, which now comprises five crania, provides direct evidence for wide morphological variation within and among early Homo paleodemes, implying the existence of a single evolving lineage of early Homo, with phylogeographic continuity across continents.
Systematic assessment of a maxilla of Homo from Hadar, Ethiopia.
- W. H. Kimbel, D. Johanson, Y. Rak
- Biology, MedicineAmerican journal of physical anthropology
- 1 June 1997
The new Hadar jaw is the first paleontological evidence for the projection of the H. habilis maxillofacial morphotype well back into the Pliocene, and may represent a male of this species, whose maxillary hypodigm consists chiefly of females.
The Skull Of Australopithecus Afarensis
This study focuses on the recovery and reconstruction of the skull of A.L. 444-2 of Australopithecus afarensis and its implications for the taxonomic and Phylogenetic status of the species.
The Excavations in Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel [and Comments and Replies]
Resultats des fouilles recentes (1982-90) sur le site du Paleolithique moyen de Kebara, Israel. Synthese de la stratigraphie complexe du site et datation. Description des structures spatiales de…
The Neanderthal: A new look at an old face
- Y. Rak
- 1 March 1986
It is suggested that the unique facial topography of the classic Neanderthal be viewed as stemming from a change of much of the infraorbital region from the coronal orientation of the generalized…
Associated cranial and forelimb remains attributed to Australopithecus afarensis from Hadar, Ethiopia.
- M. Drapeau, C. Ward, W. H. Kimbel, D. Johanson, Y. Rak
- Biology, MedicineJournal of human evolution
- 1 June 2005
It is concluded that selection for effective arboreality in the upper limb of Australopithecus afarensis was weaker than in non-hominins, and that manipulative ability was of greater selective advantage than in extant great apes.
The first skull and other new discoveries of Australopithecus afarensis at Hadar, Ethiopia
53 new specimens from the Hadar Formation in Ethiopia confirm the taxonomic unity of A. afarensis and constitute the largest body of evidence for about 0.9 million years of stasis in the earliest known hominid species.
Kebara 2 Neanderthal pelvis: first look at a complete inlet.
The renewed excavations at the Kebara Cave revealed a Neanderthal skeleton dated at about 50-55,000 years B.P. The pelvis of this individual is the most intact Neanderthal pelvis yet discovered,…