The skull of StW 573, a 3.67 Ma Australopithecus prometheus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa.

  title={The skull of StW 573, a 3.67 Ma Australopithecus prometheus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa.},
  author={Ronald J. Clarke and Kathleen Kuman},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  • R. Clarke, K. Kuman
  • Published 1 September 2019
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Journal of human evolution
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