[የተመራማሪው አሳዛኝ ኑሮ] “የሉሲን ዘር ያገኘሁት እኔ ነኝ” | #Ethiopia #Lucy #Afar | Alemayehu Asfaw | Land of Origins
Alemayehu Asfaw , is a recognized “fossil hunter” Ethiopian , having participated directly in the discovery of some of the most prominent anthropological remains, such as: Kadanuumuu , Bodo Cranium , dozens of remains of A. afarensis (before and very close to those of Lucy ), etc. He has worked with leading paleoanthropologists, archaeologists, and prehistorians who have excavated in the Afar region , at the Hadar archaeological complex , including: Donald Johanson, Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Paul Whitehead, etc.
He has participated and has been a member of a large number of projects: Rift Valley Research Mission , Middle Awash Project, Woranso-Mille Project, etc.
In 1974 he was sent by the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture to supervise Donald Johanson’s excavations , and it was during the end of that year and the next that he found two A. afarensis jaws , including AL 200-1 , and other postcranial bones.
In 1976, as an Ethiopian antiquities officer, he discovered the hominid fossil in the vicinity of Bodo, in Middle Pleistocene lands.
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