Pritzker Lecture: Lucy and Selam Climbed Trees, So What?!
Zeray Alemseged, Irvine Chair of Anthropology. Lucy and Selam are famous skeletons that belong to Australopithecus afarensis, a direct ancestor of humans that lived between 4 and 3 million years ago. When the Lucy skeleton was discovered in 1974, it helped establish that this creature was an upright walking species pushing the then accepted date for bipedalism by a million years. Lucy s foot, the knee and pelvis are all very human-like. However, the upper body told a different story. The features… Show more
Created by NatureFind | Claim this event
55 Music Concourse Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94118
Don't Miss This
Dave Liebman Quintet "Expansions"
at Yoshi's Oakland Jazz ClubTue 10/28 8:00p
Hot Tickets More »
ON SALE NOW
Sat 11/1 10:00a
Tue 10/28 8:00p
Fri 10/24 8:30p
Sat 11/1 8:00p
Fri 2/27 8:00p