Replica Taung Child Skull (3 pieces)

SKU: BH-016
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Found in a limestone quarry in 1924 by M. De Bruyn, the Taung Child skull was that of a three year old bipedial ape from South Africa. Described by Raymond Dart in the Journal of Nature in 1925, it was the first member of the genus Australopithecus. The skull dates back to 2.3 MYA.
  • Skull Length: 8cm (3.1in)
Origin: 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