A hominoid humeral fragment from the Pliocene of Kenya

M. Pickford, Donald Johanson, C. O. Lovejoy, T. D. White, J. L. Aronson

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The purpose of this communication is to describe and provide a preliminary interpretation of a hominoid proximal humeral fragment recovered from sediments more than 4.0 m.y. old in the Baringo District, Kenya. The geological and chronological context of the fossil is examined and associated fauna is analyzed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-346
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican journal of physical anthropology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1983


  • Baringo
  • Fossil hominoid
  • Pliocene
  • Proximal humerus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology


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