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Ardipithecus ramidus Product Info
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Ardipithecus ramidus Skull
BH-039 $395.00

4.4 MYA. Ardipithecus ramidus was discovered by Tim White and associates in 1994 in the Afar region of Ethiopia. The partial skeleton ARA-VP-6/500 is now considered by many to be the oldest skeleton of a supposed human ancestor. The drawing of the skeleton shown to the left and the sculpted recreations are based on the published photos in Science Magazine, data from scientific papers including photos, and documentaries. The discovery team's examination of the pelvis indicates that this species was able to walk upright, not with the same fluidity of later humans or even 'Lucy' but with much more efficiency than chimpanzees. However, the lower part of the pelvis offers evidence that the species possessed the musculature required for tree-climbing. The bones of the wrist indicate, according to the discovery team, that while moving quadrupedally, weight was placed on the palms of the hands rather than on the knuckles. White and associates hypothesize that Australopithecus is a descendant of Ardipithecus, while others hypothesize that Ardipithecus might be an extinct sister species to Lucy's genus. The Bone Clones® Hominid line is composed of discoveries from anatomically modern humans, archaic humans, early Homo, early hominins, and other hominids. The majority of the casts in this line have been recreated by our team of anatomical sculptors. Some are reconstructions made by anthropology professionals using fragmentary elements from original discoveries and extrapolating the missing parts from those (i.e. Neanderthal skeleton). 2-part skull (separate cranium & jaw).

Custom display stand available belowNote, that the PelvisLeft Hand and Foot are also available.

See the Ardipithecus ramidus Group Page for more products and information.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Ardipithecus ramidus BH-039   6" L x 5" W x 5" H   15.6L x 12.2W x 12.8H (cm) $395.00
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Shown here is a typical stand having a metal base and rod with a resin cradle, coated with thin rubber to prevent scratching and damage to paint on skull. Please note that the cradle is custom-made for each different specimen. Color and shape may vary from the sample shown.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Display Stand S-BH-039 3" Wide, 4" Long $42.00

Durable and economical corrugated plastic storage and carrying case for natural bone and replica human, great ape, and hominid skulls. This case is both attractive and lightweight. It includes a tab insert closure. This case ships flat and is easy to assemble.

Special handling fees may apply to this order. We will contact you with the amount prior to shipping.

Catalogue # Size Price
S-81 ID: 10 ½" L x 7 ½" W x 8 ½" D $32.00

The Premium Carrying Case for Human Skull is a durable storage and carrying case for human and fossil hominid skulls, as well as small, disarticulated bones and many other animal skulls. This case is both attractive and resilient. It is constructed of sturdy plywood, lined with foam, and covered with tough vinyl. Chrome hardware on each corner provides first-rate reinforcement and metal buckle clasps and lock assures closure and security.

(Skull Sold Separately)

Catalogue # Size Price
S-91 ID: 9 ½" L x 8" W x 6 ½" D; OD: 11" L x 9 ¾" W x 8" D $105.00

Bone Clones® bag for skulls and skeletal parts, useful for carrying and storing any number of Bone Clones® products. Its roomy 12" x 18" size makes it suitable for most human, hominid, and primate skulls, as well as many other medium-sized Bone Clones®. You can even use it for transporting your natural bone skulls. The soft grey flannel offers gentle protection and the sturdy braided cord provides a secure closure. If you're unsure whether a certain product will fit, feel free to contact us to check.

Catalogue # Size Price
BA-100 12" W x 18" L $12.50
TOTAL 395.00
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