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AL 444-2

photo of Australopithecus afarensis, AL 444-2 , skull 3/4 view
AL 444-2
Exhibit Item
Site: Hadar, Ethiopia
Year of Discovery: 1992
Discovered by: Yoel Rak
Age: About 3 million years old

Evidence of size differences

This large male skull was found at the same locality as the famous Lucy skeleton. It is much bigger than the skull of Lucy and other females of this species, indicating there were differences in body size between the sexes.

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