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KNM-ER 47000: The Complete Collection (January 2019)

24 January 2019

At Site FwJj14E, Area 1A, Ileret, along the eastern shores of Lake Turkana, Kenya, a number of fossils of a 1.

Paranthropus boisei (By John Gurche) 52 million year old hominin arm were uncovered. A number of academic papers have been published on these fossils by Brian Richmond and his team. You can view them all below here.

KNM-ER 47000A - Partial Scapula


Scapular anatomy of Paranthropus boisei from Ileret, Kenya

David J. Green, Habiba Chirchir, Emma Mbua, John W. K. Harris, David R. Braun, Nicole L. Griffin, Brian G. Richmond

DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.06.013

KNM-ER 47000B - Paranthropus boisei

Humeral anatomy of the KNM-ER 47000 upper limb skeleton from Ileret, Kenya: Implications for taxonomic identification

Michael R. Lague, Habiba Chirchir, David J. Green, Emma Mbua, John W. K. Harris, David R. Braunh, Nicole L. Griffin, Brian G. Richmond

DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.06.011

Comparison of OH 80-10 (a–c) with KNM-ER 47000B (d–f)

Cross-sectional properties of the humeral diaphysis of Paranthropus boisei: Implications for upper limb function

Michael R. Lague, Habiba Chirchir, David J. Green, Emma Mbua, John W. K. Harris, David R. Braun, Nicole L. Griffin, Brian G. Richmond

DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.05.002