Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Archaeological site found in 1976 in the Afar region of Ethiopia, dated to 300 kya, and that contains Acheulean artifacts. Hominid remains include a 1300 cm3 cranium with a massive double-arched supra-orbital torus, and possessing cut marks suggestive of defleshing, cannibalism, or scalping; a humerus from a smaller individual suggests extensive sexual dimorphism. Attributed to the archaic Homo sapiens group; considered by some anatomists to be an anomalous variant.

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