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The Oldoway Human Skeleton


A LETTER appeared in NATURE of Oct. 24, 1931, signed by Messrs. Leakey, Hopwood, and Reck, in which, among other conclusions, it is stated that “there is no possible doubt that the human skeleton came from Bed No. 2 and not from Bed No. 4”. This must be taken to mean that the skeleton is to be considered as a natural deposit in Bed No. 2, which is overlaid by the later beds Nos. 3 and 4, and that all consideration of human interment is ruled out.

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COOPER, C., WATSON, D. The Oldoway Human Skeleton. Nature 129, 312–313 (1932).

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