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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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1690 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
RMNH575 9521 PHX 129 - National Natural History Museum, Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands (RMNH) -- Second phalanx of digit III. 159 - R. Bernor Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae Equinae Hipparionini Eurygnathohippus Inventoried by Ray Bernor. Identified by Bernor as genus Eurygnathohippus. No
OLD-1694 12129 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1694; in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1037 12270 SCP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1037; humerus distal end fragment; may all be from Bed IV. See strat info for OLD-1558 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
M. 14200 1348 R-P 106 - Natural History Museum UK (?) I Hopwood, A. 1934. New fossil mammals from Olduvai, Tanganyika territory. Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 10: 546-550. 293 - A.T. Hopwood Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae Helladotherium olduvaiensis Holotype No
1931 II 729 8754 PHX 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:64. Proximal. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: XVI 1330. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
OVPP-L-1647 10510 86 - HK 10 bone fragments of various species 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania 1 Giraffidae molar, 3 fish spines, & other indeterminate fragments Unknown Yes
OLD-1500 11728 SCP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1500 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1925 11912 PVG-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1925; pelvis fragment with obturator foramen Unknown Mammalia Yes
OLD-1696 12130 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1696; in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Bovidae Yes
M. 14686 1349 R-MAN, R-P, R-M 106 - Natural History Museum UK (?) II Hopwood, A. 1934. New fossil mammals from Olduvai, Tanganyika territory. Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 10: 546-550. The author suggests this specimen is "probably" from Bed II. 293 - A.T. Hopwood Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae Helladotherium olduvaiensis Paratype No
OVPP-283 7961 PHX 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Middle 1 meter below sandstone at MNK Main site. -- Distal phalanx 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/08 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
1931 II 730 8755 PHX 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:64. Proximal. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: XVI 1294. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
RMNH5843 9523 PHX 129 - National Natural History Museum, Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands (RMNH) -- Posterior first phalanx IV. 159 - R. Bernor Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae Equinae Hipparionini Eurygnathohippus Inventoried by Ray Bernor. Identified by Bernor as genus Eurygnathohippus. No
M 104184 12698 R-P 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-531; right lower P4 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini No
1931 II 731 8756 PHX 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:64. Proximal. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 859a. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
RMNH589 9524 PHX 129 - National Natural History Museum, Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands (RMNH) -- Third phalanx of digit III. 159 - R. Bernor Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae Equinae Hipparionini Eurygnathohippus Inventoried by Ray Bernor. Identified by Bernor as genus Eurygnathohippus. No
OVPP-411 9782 SCP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Middle 3 meters above Tuff 1F. -- 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/25 253 - OVPP No Aves No
OVPP-666 10039 L-M-f, P, M 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania I Lower Sandy clays just below carbonate that overlies Tuff IA channel fill. -- Left mandible with P4-M3. 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/07/03 253 - OVPP Yes Mammalia Artiodactyla Suiformes Suoidea Suidae No
OVPP-L-1061 10340 22 - SC POD 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania Box: SC. Specimen label: OLD/71.SC. Unknown Mammalia No
OLD-1502 11730 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1502 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1697 12131 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1697; in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1038 12271 SCP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1038; humerus distal end fragment; may all be from Bed IV. See strat info for OLD-1558 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OVPP-Xerus 1 1351 7 - FLK North MAN-f, M, P 105 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (?) I M3 Denys, C. 1990. First occurrence of Xerus cf. inauris. Palaont. Z. 64: 359 The author mentions nine mandible fragments of Xerus cf. inauris and 25 total remains of sciurids. Original information indicated that this specimen was located in Nairobi. This specimen is likely within the material that was repatriated to Dar in 2011, but this has yet to be confirmed. 147 - C. Denys 264 - Leakey family expedition Yes Mammalia Rodentia Sciuromorpha Sciurida Sciuridae Sciurinae Xerini Xerus inauris No
OH 73 3788 81 - HWK W L-P 2006 127 - National Natural History Museum, Arusha, Tanzania I Upper Surface. Clarke, R.J. Published online 4 May 2012. A Homo habilis maxilla and other newly-discovered hominid fossils from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Olduvai Special issue, JHE Left P3. Specimen is pictured third from the left bottom in image 1. Specimen is shown on left in image 2. No Mammalia Primates Anthropoidea Haplorhini Hominoidea Hominidae Homininae Hominini Homo habilis sensu stricto No
OVPP-285 7963 PHX 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania III -- 2 distal phalanges. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/07/08 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
1931 II 732 8757 PHX 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:64. Proximal, juvenile. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: Vi 187. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
OVPP-412 9783 SCP-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Lower 5 meters above Tuff 1F. -- 157 - L. Hlusko 2013/06/25 253 - OVPP No Aves No
OLD-1503 11731 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1503 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1698 12132 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1698; in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
M 104155 12899 L-P 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-801; left lower P4 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae cf. Alcelaphini Unknown
752 DK IA 8222 24 - DK PHX 122 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania I A? -- Middle phalanx. Indeterminant species. 2012/08/03 264 - Leakey family expedition Unknown Mammalia Primates Anthropoidea Haplorhini Cercopithecoidea No
1931 II 733 8758 PHX 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:64. Proximal. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VII 528. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
BMNHM14357c 9270 R-P 129 - National Natural History Museum, Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands (RMNH) IV -- Right maxillary P4. 159 - R. Bernor Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Hippomorpha Equidae Equinae Hipparionini Eurygnathohippus Inventoried by Ray Bernor. Identified by Bernor as genus Eurygnathohippus. No
OLD-1504 11732 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1504 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1699 12133 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1699; in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-165 12455 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-165; pedal bone Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Ceratomorpha Tapiromorpha Rhinocerotoidea Rhinocerotidae No
OVPP-31 7708 L-MAX-f, M, P 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania II Upper One meter below Bed III contact. -- Left maxilla fragment with P4 and M1. 157 - L. Hlusko 2012/6/28 253 - OVPP No Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
1931 II 734 8759 PHX 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:64. Proximal. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 295. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
OLD-1505 11733 POD 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1505 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-1700 12134 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1700; in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes