Specimen List

Australopithecus garhi


  • Geologic Age:

    2.5 Ma

  • Discovery Date:

    20 Nov 1997

  • Discovered By:

    Y. Haile-Selassie

  • Discovery Location:

    Bouri Formation, Ethiopia (Middle Awash)

  • Cranial Capacity:

    450 cc

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  • Sex:


  • Original Publication:

    Asfaw et al. 1999

The holotype for Australopithecus garhi is BOU-VP-12/130, and consists of a partial cranium with an upper jaw and teeth recovered from silty clay deposits1. The specimen is believed to be male, and shows a cranial capacity of 450 cc2.