TITLE

Fossil jaw fills gap in human story

AUTHOR(S)
Lewin, Roger
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/24/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1783, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the discovery of a fossilized lower jaw of an early member of the human family in northern Malawi, by Tim Bromage and colleagues of Hunter College in New York. Estimated age of the fossilized jaw; Comments of Bromage on the importance of their discovery; Comparison of the jaw with other early human fossils stored at the Transvaal Museum in Pretoria and the Department of Anatomy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in South Africa.
ACCESSION #
10552561

 

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