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StS 5 (Sterkfontein Site 5)
Locality: Sterkfontein, Blauwbank Valley, Gauteng, South Africa
Found: 18th of April 1947
By: Robert Broom (Scottish Palaontologist) and John Robinson (Palaeoanthropologist)
Description: Cranium with well worn teeth
Age: c. 2,000,000 years of age
Sex: Female?


1947 - Broom & Robinson - Further Remains of the Sterkfontein Ape-Man, Plesianthropus

1954 - Robinson - The genera and species of the australopithecinae

2013 - Villmoare et al - Continuous dental eruption identifies Sts 5 as the developmentally oldest fossil hominin and informs the taxonomy of Australopithecus africanus

2011 - Wood - Encyclopedia of Human Evolution


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