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Australopithecus afarensis: Lucy. Skeleton.
23000th-18000th millennium BCE African Paleolithic Biological Remains

AUSTRALOPITHECUS Anonymous (c. 4,000,000 BCE - c. 2,700,000 BCE)
2,300,000 BCE-1,800,000 BCE
23000th-18000th millennium BCE
Bone
Paleolithic
Skeleton
Afar Depression. Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa. National Museum.
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Lucy was approximately 3 1/2 tall and is considered to demonstrate the upright posture that was later used by Homo Sapiens. Lucy was discovered in 1974 in the Afar Depression by Donald C. Johanson and was named after the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds."

Caption: AUSTRALOPITHICUS | Australopithecus afarensis: Lucy. Skeleton. | 2,300,000 BCE-1,800,000 BCE | African | Paleolithic

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