Homo sapiens idaltu

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Homo sapiens idaltu

An extinct subspecies of Homo sapiens found in the Herto dig in Ethiopia’s Middle Awash region, the skulls of which were dated at nearly 160,000 years old; Homo sapiens idaltu had distinguishing features of today’s humans, such as a high round skull and flat face without a brow ridge.