The Lucy Diorama: depicting a site in present-day Ethiopia as a female Australopithecus afarensis, “Lucy” symbolically climbs down from a tree 3.2 million years ago. Anthropologist/Artist John Gurche created the life size Australopithecus afarensis figure

A front view of Lucy, based on a reconstruction by paleoartist John Gurche. Image credit: Smithsonian Institution Human Origins Initiative. https://humanorigins.si.edu/australopithecus-afarensis-lucy-adult-female-reconstruction-base-al-288-1-artist-john-gurche-front

A front view of Lucy, based on a reconstruction by paleoartist John Gurche. Image credit: Smithsonian Institution Human Origins Initiative.

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December 5, 2016
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