Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Lucy Online

I was pleased to discover this article about the famous "Lucy," an ancient hominid whose bones have told us much about our distant ancestors. Her bones have been meticulously scanned so that people can study them online.

Lucy is an old friend of mine, and one of my earlier archaeological favorites. When I was in junior high, I discovered a big book about her -- it told the history of her discovery, and the then-current extrapolations of what she would have looked like and how she probably lived. For a budding writer of speculative fiction, and a fan of prehistoric fiction, that was fascinating stuff.
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