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Australopithecus afarensis Skull "Lucy" (light finish)
BH-021-A $280.00

3.2 MYA. The Australopithecus afarensis skull "Lucy" was discovered by D. Johanson in 1974 in Hadar, Ethiopia. We began with exact sculpted replicas of the original jaw and skull fragments. Then, based on every cast and all the scientific data on Australopithecus afarensis we could find as reference, we interpreted the results and sculpted our version of "Lucy." Two versions of the same skull are available with the reconstructed areas in either light or dark brown finish, with the jaw and skull fragments in contrasting fossil color. 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). A small portion of the hominin line has been cast from original material. Custom display stands available below.

Although the short stature of this female, only 3 1/2 feet, suggests that she was immature, eruption of the third molar provides evidence that this specimen was mature, and was simply a female representative of a sexually dimorphic species. The jaw shares features with both apes and other early hominids, with the shape showing some similarities to apes, with relatively large front teeth and parallel-sided tooth rows, and the size of the canine teeth being intermediate between apes and hominids who lived later. The cheek teeth are intermediate in size between hominids who lived earlier and those who lived later. The brain of "Lucy" was relatively small and overlapped in size with living apes; however, the shape of the pelvis, along with other characteristics of the postcranial skeleton, indicates that "Lucy" walked upright. At the same time, other characteristics of the limb skeleton indicate that members of this species spent time in the trees. This combination of an ape-sized brain in a hominid adapted to upright walking adds to the evidence that bipedalism occurred before the development of a relatively large brain.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Australopithecus afarensis BH-021-A 6 1/2L x 5W x 6H (inch) 16.6L x 13.1W x 14.5H (cm) $280.00

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-021A 3" Wide, 4" Long $35.00

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

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.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Case S-81 Interior Dimensions: 10 1/2" Long, 7 1/2" wide, 8 1/2" Deep $29.00

The Premium Carrying Case for Human Skull is a durable storage and carrying case for natural bone and replica human 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.

This case provides protection and archival durability for a wide range of items. It is included with BC-191-A, our Premium Medical Skull. Please see the related products below. It is also an excellent case for the 7-piece Study Skull, BC-219, below. All of our Bone Clones® modern human and fossil hominid skulls are very well suited for this case. Additionally, it can provide protection for small, disarticulated bones and many other skulls. Check our website for any specific skull that you might want this case for. Each product page will tell you the skull size to assure a proper fit.

Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Case S-91 Interior: 9 1/2" L, 8" W, 6 1/2" D; Exterior: 11" L, 9 3/4" W, 8" D $95.00

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 all 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.

Catalogue # Size Price
BA-100 12" Wide, 18" Long $7.50
TOTAL 280.00