Hominid carpal, metacarpal, and phalangeal bones recovered from the Hadar Formation 1974-1977 collections

M. E. Bush, C. O. Lovejoy, Donald Johanson, Y. Coppens

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Abstract

The fossil hominid hand bone collection from the Pliocene Hadar Formation, Ethiopa, is described anatomically. These hand bones, all from A.L. (Afar Locality) 333 and 333w, constitute the largest sample of hominid manus remains thus far recovered from the Plio-Pleistocene of Africa.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)651-677
Number of pages27
JournalAmerican Journal of Physical Anthropology
Volume57
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1982

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Hominid carpal, metacarpal, and phalangeal bones recovered from the Hadar Formation 1974-1977 collections. / Bush, M. E.; Lovejoy, C. O.; Johanson, Donald; Coppens, Y.

In: American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Vol. 57, No. 4, 1982, p. 651-677.

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