composite image of cranium fossil of early human ancestor and facial reconstruction
Photomontage by Jennifer Taylor, courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Photography by Matt Crow and Dale Omori. Facial reconstruction by John Gurche made possible through generous contribution by Susan and George Klein.

Anthropology’s Yohannes Haile-Selassie recognized for research on 3.8-million-year-old skull of early human ancestor

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NatureYohannes Haile-Selassie, adjunct professor of anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences, was recognized for his research on a well-preserved 3.8-million-year-old skull of an early human ancestor discovered in Ethiopia—and spoke about ongoing efforts to uncover more specimens near the same site.