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RE: Homo sapiens idaltu
On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, Richard W Travsky wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 Danvarner@aol.com wrote:
> > Who was the artist who did the reconstructions/restorations on the cover of
> > the new Nature? DV
> J. Matternes?
> where the name appears with a reconstruction)
The Herto Reconstructions
While team members conducted the comparative research on the fossils,
scientific illustrator Jay Matternes of the Middle Awash team worked with
the most complete adult male cranium to establish what the living Herto
man might have looked like. More detailed than police sketches based on
skulls from modern forensic cases, Matternes' reconstructions
individualize this fossil man of Herto.