Australopithecus afarensis: AL 444-2

Dublin Core

Title

Australopithecus afarensis: AL 444-2

Fossil Item Type Metadata

Discoverer(s)

Yoel Rak

Specimen Name/Nickname

AL 444-2

Location (Country)

Hadar

Site (Name)

Ethiopia

Discovery Date

1992

Specimen/Species Time Range

~ 3 mya

Specimen Data (Morphology)

Characteristics of the skull include large canines, large mandible, a thick superorbital torus, low sloping forehead, and a prognathic mid-face. Cranium capacity is about 530 cc.

Files

al 444-2.jpg
Date Added
April 17, 2017
Item Type
Fossil
Citation
“Australopithecus afarensis:AL 444-2,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed September 21, 2019, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/85.