All in the Family

September 2003
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/19/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p3
Reports on the study of skulls in Ethiopia. Findings on the ancient skulls; Significance of the study of skulls; Remarks from scientist Tim White on the skulls.


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