The Taung endocast and the lunate sulcus: a rejection of the hypothesis of its anterior position.

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Using an independent method of direct tape-arc measurements on six chimpanzee brain casts, it is shown that Falk's (1980, 1983) claims regarding an anterior pongidlike placement of a lunate sulcus on the Taung specimen remain unconfirmed. Thus Holloway's (1981) stereoplotting method of testing Falk's hypothesis is independently confirmed, using the actual… (More)

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@article{Holloway1984TheTE, title={The Taung endocast and the lunate sulcus: a rejection of the hypothesis of its anterior position.}, author={Ralph L. Holloway}, journal={American journal of physical anthropology}, year={1984}, volume={64 3}, pages={285-7} }