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IMPORTANT NOTE: We have maintained the originally published taxonomic designation for each specimen despite the fact that many of these specimens have been reclassified since.  We chose to follow this protocol because of the difficulty in keeping up to date with all of the taxonomic groups, and our hesitancy to make a judgement call on taxonomic debates.  As such, please search the database with this in mind, perhaps using higher level taxonomic classifications for your query.

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326 specimens found
Image Spec # CODI Database ID Arch. Locality Geo. Locality Elements Preserved Excavation Date Repository Bed Level Stratigraphic Horizon Bibliographic Information Curatorial Notes ID By ID Date Research Team In Situ Sediment or Matrix Adhering Class Order Suborder Infraorder Superfamily Family Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Taxonomic Notes Taxonomic Problems
OLD-810 12908 298 - CMK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK IV -- OLD-810; distal metapodial; "OLD CMK IV S 20.V.15" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae No
OLD-1562 13158 MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK IV -- OLD-1562; proximal MTP-f; May all be from Bed IV See strat info. for OLD-1558 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae No
OLD-1563 13159 MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK IV -- OLD-1563; distal MTP-f; May all be from Bed IV See strat info. for OLD-1558 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae No
OVPP-172 7850 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania III/IV Five meters below Masek/Ndutu. -- Proximal metapodial. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/06 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No
OVPP-12 7690 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania III Scree slope -- Proximal MC1 157 - L. Hlusko 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No
OLD-634 12769 19 - SHK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-634; metapodial shaft Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae No
1565 3944 MTP II Petter, G. 1973. Carnivores Pleistocenes du ravin d’Olduvai (Tanzanie). Fossil vertebrates of Africa 3:43-100. Author lists specimen in an assemblage that is described as coming from FLK N, FLK NN, and MNK but does not specifically assign site. Specimen is pictured in image 1. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/6/28 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
OLD-1309 13105 5 - FLK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II S -- OLD-1309; MTP immature (distal epiphysis missing); Drawer says "Alcelaphini metapodials"; "OLDY FLK II S 2.3.11" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
OVPP-195 7874 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Middle -- Proximal metapodial. 157 - L. Hlusko 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OVPP-197 7875 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Middle -- 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/06 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
OLD-138 12428 33 - SWK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-138; proximal end of metapodial, immature; "Oldoway SWK II 6.5.35 S" Unknown Mammalia Proboscidea Tethytheria Behemota Elephantoidea Elephantidae No
OLD-139 12429 69 - GRK S MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-139; proximal end of a metapodial; "OLDY GRK II S 27.VI.35" Unknown Mammalia Proboscidea Tethytheria Behemota Elephantoidea Elephantidae No
OVPP-229 7907 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Middle -- 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/06 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No
OLD-500 12674 321 - GHJK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-500; podial; "OLDY GHJK II S 31.V.35." Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae No
OVPP-421 9792 MTP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Lower On top of Tuff 1F. -- Distal fragment of metapodial. 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/25 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OVPP-431 9802 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Middle 2 meters above Tuff 1F. -- Lateral? 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/25 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OLD-177 12467 69 - GRK S MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-177; distal end of metapodial Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Equidae No
OLD-178 12468 MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-178; distal metapodial fragment Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Equidae No
OLD-180 12471 19 - SHK MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-180; distal metapodial fragment Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Equidae No
OVPP-332 8010 MTP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Lower On top of Tuff 1F. -- proximal metapodial 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/11 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No
OVPP-472 9843 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Upper -- Lateral? 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/25 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
COP-12-9 9594 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Lowermost -- Fifth metapodial. Large. 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/21 254 - COP Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla No
OVPP-114 7795 MTP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Popcorn clays 3 meters below OLAPP hippo trench; 5 meters below Tuff 2A. -- Proximal metapodial. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/6/30 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae No
OVPP-126 7806 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Popcorn clays 3 meters below OLAPP hippo trench; 5 meters below Tuff 2A. -- Proximal metapodial. Evidence of bone modification present. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/6/30 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
OLD-6 12748 MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-6; distal metapodial Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OLD-920 12959 MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-920; "OLD ?? II S 7.5.35" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Suina Suoidea Suidae No
766 3942 MTP I Petter, G. 1973. Carnivores Pleistocenes du ravin d’Olduvai (Tanzanie). Fossil vertebrates of Africa 3:43-100. Author lists specimen in an assemblage that is described as coming from FLK N, FLK NN, and MNK but does not specifically assign site. Specimen is pictured in image 1. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/6/28 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Suiformes Suoidea Suidae No
OLD-96 12980 24 - DK MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK I -- OLD-96; proximal metapodial fragment; DK I S Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OVPP-589 9962 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania I Lower Sandy clays right on top of granite, 10m below Tuff IB. -- 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/30 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No
OLD-76 12866 24 - DK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK I S -- OLD-76; distal metapodial; DK I S Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OLD-67 12791 317 - MRK S MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK I -- OLD-67; prox MTP; Olduway MRK I S 12.v.35 Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OLD-77 12874 70 - EHK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK I S -- OLD-77; distal metapodial; EHK I S Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae Yes
OLD-1458 11696 11 - HWK MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK I S -- OLD-1458; metapodial distal end fragment; "Oldoway HWK I Surface" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae No
OVPP-380 9751 L-AST, MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania I Upper Below Tuff 1E. -- Left astragalus and associated metapodial. 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/24 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OVPP-Mammalia 3801 83 - FLK NW AST, (n=33), CAL, (n=73), FEM, (n=272), HUM, (n=186), I, (n=316), M, (n=108), MAN, (n=161), MAX, (n=68), MTP, (n=257), PHX, (n=77), PVG, (n=218), RAD, (n=55), SCP, (n=40), TIB, (n=395), ULNA, (n=76), VER, (n=595) I 20 Arcos, S., Sevilla, P., and Fernandez-Jalvo, Y. 2010. Preliminary small mammal taphonomy of FLK NW level 20 (Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania). Quarternary Research 74:405-410. MNI is 198. Authors describe specimens as "small mammals". Unknown Mammalia Authors describe specimens as "small mammals". No
OLD-811 12909 51 - HEK MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK I -- OLD-811; distal metapodial; "OLDOWAY HEK I 17.V.?" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae No
DK I 5197 L/1 8243 24 - DK MTP 122 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania I 1 -- Metapodial. Card in bag with specimen states "OLD 63 DK I L/2 Strip I 86,117, 5196-7 Cynocephalinae." Other card in bag states (written in pen) "Not weathered metapodials (indet.)) Field no. OLD 63 DK I L/2 Strip 86, 117, 5196-7." Card also has statement written in pencil by Paul F. Whitehead (possibly written at later date) stating "2 Proximals are metacarpals; 1 proximal is metacarpal; can't I.D. distal (P.W.)". Specimen found in bag with DK I ?17 (Metacarpal) and OLD/63 DK I 86 (Metatarsal). 2012/08/06 264 - Leakey family expedition Unknown Mammalia Primates Anthropoidea Haplorhini Cercopithecoidea No
OVPP-689 10062 MTP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania I Lower Surface, sandstone with pebbles about 5m above gray sandstone. -- 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/07/07 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No
OVPP-308 7986 MTP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania I Lower 1 meter above Bed I lavas. -- metapodial 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/11 253 - OVPP No Y Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae No
OVPP-311 7989 MTP 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania I Lower 1 meter above Bed I lavas. -- Metapodial 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/11 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Carnivora No