Recent Discoveries of Hominid Remains at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania


MORE remains of hominids have been recovered at Olduvai Gorge since field work was resumed in October 1968. The most important of these is a crushed, but nearly complete, cranium (Old.H.24) which was found eroding from deposits in Lower Bed I at site DK East. (In the revised stratigraphy of Olduvai Gorge proposed by R. L. Hay, which includes the basalt and the underlying sediments within Bed I, this horizon would be termed the lower part of the Upper Member of Bed I.)

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LEAKEY, M. Recent Discoveries of Hominid Remains at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Nature 223, 756 (1969).

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