Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Kromdraai

An archaeological site found in 1938 by R. Broom in the Transvaal, South Africa, dating from 1.7 mya or even earlier to about 1.0 mya, and that contains one questionable flake tool. Hominid remains include the craniofacial fragment of one robust individual with an estimated cranial capacity of 650 cm3 assigned to Australopithecus (Paranthropus) robustus (TM 1517a and b), some postcranial bones (TM 1517c-g), a juvenile mandible (TM 1536), and some isolated juvenile teeth (KB 5223). Site actively excavated through 1980.

See Paranthropus.

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