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This is a museum quality reproduction of an Australopithecus aethiopicus Skull also known as the “Black Skull” from the Pliocene Age (2.5 million years). Certain fossils are just too costly and some are one-of-a-kind specimens that can only be viewed at museums. This fossil reproduction is an exact copy, cast in resin directly from the actual fossil itself. The replica Skull and measures 210mm long.

Australopithecus aethiopicus is also known as Paraustralopithecus aethiopicus. KNM-WT 17000 was discovered by Alan Walker in 1985 at Lake Turkana, North Kenya. KNM WT 17000 (known as the "Black Skull" due to the dark coloration of the bone, caused by high levels of manganese), is one of the earliest examples of the robust pliocene hominids.

Price: 200.00




 
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Australopithecus aethiopicus Skull. NP Collectables
HS315 Australopithecus aethiopicus Skull
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