Relative dating in archeology - Law of superposition - Wikipedia


The hominid genus Austrolopithecus played an essential early role in the chain of human evolution. Lucy, another famous hominid fossil, is a member of the same genus, but while Lucy is only 40 percent complete, Little Foot retains 90 percent of her skeleton, including her head. It’s also possible that Little Foot surpasses Lucy in age. Most paleontologists agree that Lucy lived about million years ago, while one analysis places Little Foot’s age at million years .


Relative dating in archeology

Relative dating in archeology