Anthropological Skull Model (KNM-ER 406 Omo L. 7A-125)
The KNM-ER 406 Omo L. 7A-125 Anthropological Skull Model is a high-quality and extremely accurate replica skull. The skull is one of a series, which are featured in the museum collection at the Institute of Anthropology and Human Genetics for Biologists.
This skull, and the rest of the collection, are ideal for the classroom for teaching and learning about our ancestors.
About the Model
The casting is very true-to-life, having been produced from scientifically-made copies of specimens featured in German University collections. This means that all the details in each anthropological skull have been reproduced absolutely accurately. The model is mounted on an attractive display pedestal, containing a relief map of the geographical area where the specimen was found. A multi-lingual, detailed information booklet is also included.
About KNM-ER 406 Omo L. 7A-125
The KNM-ER 406 Omo L. 7A-125 is a reconstruction of the Kalvarium Skull, with a partial mandible. The mandible comes from a different dig but is clearly from the same species. It is not clear whether this specimen is an Australopithecus boisei or a Paranthropus boisei, but it is estimated to date as far back as 1.7 million years. It was discovered at Lake Turkana, formerly Lake Rudolph, in 1970.
Features of the Anthropological Skull Model
- High-quality replica skull based on a 1.7 million-year-old specimen discovered in 1970
- All details have been reproduced with the utmost accuracy
- Mounted on an attractive display pedestal containing a relief map
- Multi-lingual, detailed information booklet is also included
- Great tool for teaching and learning about the anatomy of early human species
Specifications of the KNM-ER 406 Omo L. 7A-125 Model
- Dimensions: 18 x 18 x 22.5cm
- Weight: 0.8kg