Mechta-Afalou head model

Mechta-Afalou head model

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Restrictions: This image may not be used in any context outside of mainstream science without the express permission of Atelier Daynes. Permission must be cleared for use by museums, in exhibitions, private use and front covers. No use in articles about Elisabeth Daynes or the Atelier Daynes.

Caption: Mechta-Afalou head model. Reconstruction of a Mechta-Afalou head based on fossils found at Afalou in Algeria (1967). These fossils date from 25,000 to 8,000 years ago. The Mechta-Afalou people were a form of early humans (Homo sapiens) that inhabited northern Africa. This model shows the modelled muscles, over which skin layers will be sculpted. Reconstruction by the Daynes Studio, Paris, France.

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