KNM-ER 732

Dublin Core

Title

KNM-ER 732

Description

A female P. boisei skull recovered in Koobi Fora, Kenya

Fossil Item Type Metadata

Discoverer(s)

R. Leakey and H. Mutua

Specimen Name/Nickname

KNM-ER 732

Location (Country)

Kenya

Site (Name)

Koobi Fora

Discovery Date

1970

Specimen/Species Time Range

~ 2.3-1.2 million years ago

Specimen Data (Morphology)

A female skull with a wide, flat face and a smaller cranial vault. The overall face is smaller than has been noted in male counterparts.

Files

boisei_KNMER732_CC_3qtr_r_sq.jpg
Date Added
April 18, 2017
Item Type
Fossil
Citation
“KNM-ER 732,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed September 21, 2019, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/96.