Australopithecine reconstruction work

Australopithecine reconstruction work

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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: Australopithecine reconstruction work. Reconstruction by Christine Berge (centre) and Elisabeth Daynes (left) of the Lucy and Lucien, two specimens of Australopithecus afarensis. Lucy (female) was found in the Afar region of Ethiopia between 1973 and 1977. She dates from 3.3 million years ago, and is one of the earliest links in the human fossil record. Lucien (male) is based on the fossil skull AL-444, found in Ethiopia in 1991. This work is being carried out by the Daynes Studio, Paris, France.

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