Kanjera man


Kan·​je·​ra man
: an extinct East African man known from parts of four thick-walled dolichocephalic skulls found in association with artifacts of Abbevillian type and regarded as a primitive form of Homo sapiens possibly belonging to the Middle Pleistocene

Word History


from Kanjera, locality in Kenya where the type was discovered

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“Kanjera man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kanjera%20man. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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