How sad it is that Australia’s very first pioneers remain entirely unrecognised. Almost 50 of their robust, archaic skulls have now been unearthed around the fringes of this continent, yet no museum or university anthropologist is willing to risk their tenure by publicly conceding this fact.
FRONT: Skull KNM ER-1470 from Kenya, Africa. Homo habilis, 1.88 million yrs old.
CENTRE: from Kow Swamp, Victoria, Australia. H. erectus australiensis? 13,000 years old.
BACK: From Kielor, Victoria, Australia. H. sapiens, 13,000 years old.