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theolduvaigorge:

Simplified schematic of cranial morphology:

  • Top: KNM-ER 406: Paranthropus/Australopithecus boisei; OH 5: Paranthropus boisei; KNM-ER 732: Paranthropus boisei; WT 17000: Paranthropus aethiopicus; SK 48: Paranthropus robustus; KNM-ER 729: Paranthropus boisei.
  • Centre left: Jebel Qafzeh 6: most likely Levantine or African Homo sapiens; Cro-Magnon 1: Homo sapiens; Border Cave 1: Homo sapiens; Skhūl 5: most likely Homo sapiens?; Predmostí 3: Homo sapiens
  • Centre right: Shanidar 1: Homo neanderthalensis; La Ferrassie 1: Homo neanderthalensis; St.-Césaire 1: Homo neanderthalensis; La Chapelle-aux-Saints*: Homo neanderthalensis; Amud 1: Homo neanderthalensis; Gibraltar “Mons Calpe”: Homo neanderthalensis.
  • Bottom: OH 9: Homo erectus/ergaster; KNM-ER 3733: Homo erectus/ergaster; Zhoukoudian 5?: Homo erecuts; Ngandong 5: Homo erectus; Sangiran 17: Homo erectus; Zhoukoudian 12: Homo erectus.

*Which La Chapelle specimen? 

(Image Source: Jurmain, R., Kilgore, L. and Trevathan, W.A. 2009. Essentials of Physical Anthropology. Belmont: Wadsworth)

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Shapes of Cities

London-based designer Yoni Alter has created a series of colorful posters that features famous landmarks in different cities, precisely measured according to height. 

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Pantone Food

Artist Alison Anselot, inpired by the Pantone system, created this project featuring variations on the typical pantone swatch, in which the Belgium-based artist uses food to complement the corresponding shades. 

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