Catalogue of Fossil Hominids Database

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Placename

Elmenteita(Bromhead's Site).

Latitude / Longitude

-0.483333333
36.08333333

data

ID:10030
A:Elmenteita(Bromhead's Site).
X:g
B:Buried in a cliff at Bromhead's Site on the S bank of the Makalis River, S of Lake Nakuru in Elmenteita District on a farm formarly owned by Mr Monroe.
C:0029S
D:3605E
E:W.S.Bromhead, 1917; L.S.B.Leakey and B.S.Newsam, 1926 and 1927, during the first East African Archaeological Research Expedition.
F:In stratified silts banked against a cliff of volcanic ash. J.D.Solomon 1971, in L.S.B.Leakey 1931, Stone Age Cultures of Kenya Colony, Cambridge: 254.
G:Burials mostly washed to the bottom of the gorge by rising lake water but with some protected in situ by large boulders. Traces of one almost complete burial were found. L.S.B.Leakey 1935, Stone Age Races in Kenya, London: 59.
H:Holocene.
I:Elmenteitan. L.S.B.Leakey 1931.
J:Papio anubis neumanni, Procavia, Phacochoerus aethiopicus africanus, Bos. A.T.HopWood 1931, in L.S.B.Leakey 1931: 271.
K:Skull A: F=1-3%, 100F/P205=5-4, eU308=16ppm, N=3-66%.
L:A1: 7410 +- 160 BP(UCLA-1757) on the basis of C14 dating of human bone.
M:Elmenteita A-Q. adult and juveniles: crania and calottes, some with associated mandibulae. Elmenteita 1-24. adults and juveniles: isolated mandibulae, post-cranial bones.

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