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KNM ER 1813

KNM ER 1813
Catalog number KNM ER 1813
Species Homo habilis
Age 1.9 Ma
Place discovered Koobi Fora, Kenya
Date discovered 1973
Discovered by Kamoya Kimeu

KNM ER 1813 is a fossilised skull of the species Homo habilis. It was discovered in Koobi Fora, Kenya by Kamoya Kimeu in 1973, and is estimated to be 1.9 million years old.

Its characteristics include an overall smaller size than other Homo habilis finds but with a fully adult and typical H. habilis morphology.

KNM means Kenya National Museums. ER means East Rudolf (referring to Lake Rudolf, the former name of Lake Turkana).


* "KNM ER 1813". Human Origins Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved on 2006-07-14.

KNM ER 1813

See also

* List of fossil sites (with link directory)
* List of hominina (hominid) fossils (with images)

External links

* Archaelogy Info

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