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Earliest Porotic Hyperostosis on a 1.5-Million-Year-Old Hominin, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

  • Manuel Domínguez-Rodrigo mail,

    m.dominguez.rodrigo@gmail.com

    Affiliations: IDEA (Instituto de Evolución en África), Museo de los Orígenes, Madrid, Spain, Department of Prehistory, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

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  • Travis Rayne Pickering,

    Affiliations: Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America, Institute for Human Evolution, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Plio-Pleistocene Palaeontology Section, Department of Vertebrates, Ditsong National Museum of Natural History (Transvaal Museum), Pretoria, South Africa

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  • Fernando Diez-Martín,

    Affiliation: Department of Prehistory and Archaeology, University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

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  • Audax Mabulla,

    Affiliation: Archaeology Unit, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Charles Musiba,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States of America

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  • Gonzalo Trancho,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

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  • Enrique Baquedano,

    Affiliations: IDEA (Instituto de Evolución en África), Museo de los Orígenes, Madrid, Spain, Museo Arqueológico Regional, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain

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  • Henry T. Bunn,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Doris Barboni,

    Affiliation: CEREGE (Centre Européen de Recherche et d'Enseignement des Géosciences de l'Environnement) Aix-Marseille Université (AMU/CNRS/IRD/Collège de France), BP80, Aix-en-Provence, France

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  • Manuel Santonja,

    Affiliation: CENIEH (Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana), Burgos, Spain

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  • David Uribelarrea,

    Affiliation: Department of Geodynamics, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

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  • Gail M. Ashley,

    Affiliation: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • María del Sol Martínez-Ávila,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

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  • Rebeca Barba,

    Affiliation: IDEA (Instituto de Evolución en África), Museo de los Orígenes, Madrid, Spain

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  • Agness Gidna,

    Affiliation: IDEA (Instituto de Evolución en África), Museo de los Orígenes, Madrid, Spain

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  • José Yravedra,

    Affiliation: Department of Prehistory, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

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  • Carmen Arriaza

    Affiliations: IDEA (Instituto de Evolución en África), Museo de los Orígenes, Madrid, Spain, Museo Arqueológico Regional, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain

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  • Published: October 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046414

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