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A 1.6 million-year-old skull of Homo idaltu, the closest ancestor of modern man. This specimen was found in the Middle Awash, only a few miles from the 4.4 million-year-old A. ramidus.
A 1.6 million-year-old skull of Homo idaltu, the closest ancestor of modern man. This specimen was found in the Middle Awash, only a few miles from the 4.4 million-year-old A. ramidus.
(© 2001 David L. Brill, Brill Atlanta)

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