Image: ‘Peking Man’ Homo erectus skull

‘Peking Man’ Homo erectus skull

Discovered: Zhoukoudian, China.

The original ‘Peking Man’ skull was reconstructed using a mixture of male and female fossils whereas the modern reconstruction by I. Tattersal and G. Sawyer combines fossil pieces from males only.

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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