Image: Front view Homo habilis skull cast

Front view Homo habilis skull cast

A cast of a 1.9-million-year-old Homo habilis skull (KNM-ER 1813) discovered in1973 by Kamoya Kimeu in Koobi Fora, East Turkana, Kenya. This adult skull has a brain size of only 510 cubic centimetres, which is only just above the average for species placed in the Australopithecus genus.

Rights:
© Australian Museum

Last Updated: