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Prehistoric Cultures

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 18:10 (06:10 PM) GMT, day 292 of 2021
. . . in History 
  . . . in Headlines
 

      Babel Fish Translation 
~ translate this page
 

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Taung skull, Australopithecus africanus.


"The Taung Child"
Australopithecus africanus

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"The Taung Child"

Australopithecus africanus

 

general information

hominid chart

Map of Australopithicine sites.

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Raymond Dart and the Taung skull.

Raymond Dart
(1893-1989)
and the
Taung Skull

 

Taung Skull Stamp.

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Orrorin / Ardipithecus / Australopithecus / Kenyanthropus

Subfamily
Genus
Species
Example
Alternative Name
 
"Ardi"
 

Australo-
pithecines

anamensis

   

afarensis

"Lucy"

 

africanus

 Taung

 

 garhi

   

 aethiopicus

 "Black Skull"

Paranthropus

(aka A. robustus)

 boisei

 "Zinj"

 robustus

 Swartkrans

 
platyops
"Flat-faced Kenya Man"  
 
Orrorin
tugenensis
"Millenium Man"
 

Adapted from Intoduction to Physical Anthropology, 8th ed, Jurmain, Nelson, Kilgore, and Trevathand
(Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2000, pp. 285 - 290).


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