Australopithecus boisei

Australopithecus boisei - KNM-ER 406


KNM-ER 406, Australopithecus boisei

Discovered by Richard Leakey in 1969 near Lake Turkana in Kenya. This find was a complete, intact cranium lacking only the teeth. Estimated age is about 1.7 million years. The brain size is about 510 cc.

Credit: photo and (edited) text courtesy of Talk Origins.

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