Australopithecus afarensis was an early member of the hominin lineage, but it was not intermediate between humans and living great apes in all ways.
A child's skull from Mount Carmel gives an occasion to look at the history of ideas about population mixture.
One of the thickest skulls in the hominin fossil record gives insight about the variation in this ancient species.
A humerus from the Dinaledi Chamber gives some insight into the behavior of Homo naledi.
A fossil from Bouri, Ethiopia, represents an individual whose skull was processed after his death.