Replica Mrs. Ples STS 5 Skull and Jaw

SKU: BH-007-C
Skull Only (With Jaw)

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The Mrs. Ples. skull, designated STS 5, was discovered by Robert Broom and John T. Robinson in Sterkfontein, Transvaal, South Africa in 1947. Although originally considered female, study of the roots of the canine teeth has cast serious doubt on it's gender, leading most to believe it is,in fact, from a sub-adult male instead.
  • Skull Length: 17.1cm 
  • Skull Length: 12.1cm 
  • Skull Height: 16.0cm
Origin: Sterkfontein, South Africa 3-2.5 mya


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Skull
common class Fossils
scientific class Fossil Hominids
scientific genus Australopithecus
scientific species africanus