Human Remains from Kanam and Kanjera, Kenya Colony

  title={Human Remains from Kanam and Kanjera, Kenya Colony},
  author={P. Boswell},
THANKS to facilities afforded by the Royal Society and to the courtesy of Dr. L. S. B. Leakey, I have recently had an opportunity of spending about six weeks with the East African Archæological Expedition in the Kendu district of Kenya. The chief object of my visit was to study the geology of the deposits from which the Kanam mandible and the Kanjera No. 3 skull fragments were obtained, for Dr. Leakey had come to the important conclusion that these remains of Homo sapiens type occurred in situ… 
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