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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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7924 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
M 103977 12527 HOR 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- OLD-264 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Parmularius P. angusticornis or P. altidens Unknown
M 103894 12854 27 - MNK L-P 114 - Natural History Museum UK IV -- OLD-746; left lower P4; "OLD Y MNK IV S 15/5/35" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Bovinae Bovini cf. Syncerus Unknown
M 104217 13097 RIB-f, UK-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK I -- OLD-1182; box of 50+ fragments, mostly ribs Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Behemota Bovoidea Bovidae No
OVPP-P-40 13323 M-f -- OLDUVAI I-S 1941 F.3036 Bed I surface Unknown Carnivora Felidae or Hyaenidae Yes
OLD 61/2975 MPC I KNM 2.95 8114 VER-f 122 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania I -- Vertebral fragment. Pleistocene. 2012/07/27 264 - Leakey family expedition Unknown Mammalia Primates Anthropoidea Haplorhini Cercopithecoidea Cercopithecidae No
1931 II 1032 8650 L-MTT 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 + shaft. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 870. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
1931 II 820 8906 I 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:61. Incisor. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 221. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
1931 II 974 9162 THO 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:61. Thoracic. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 598. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
FLK NI 19765 10203 7 - FLK North R-ULNA-f 1960-2 I Haarhoff, P.J. 1993. Latest Pliocene mousebirds (Aves, Coliidae) from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Ann S Afr Mus. 103:191–211. Right distal ulna fragment. "The specimen numbers are catalogue numbers of the Olduvai fossil birds, and the data are kept at the Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville. The fossils belong to the Tanzanian Ministry of Antiquities, Dar es Salaam. They were collected by Mary Leakey in 1960-1962" (Haarhoff, 1993:193). Unknown Aves Coliiformes Coliidae Colius cf. striatus No
OVPP-L-1038 10317 22 - SC VER-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania -- Box: OLD/71 SC TR II SPIT 6. Specimen label: OLD/71.SC.711 Unknown Mammalia No
OVPP-L-1546 10476 11 - HWK 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania Unknown Mammalia Carnivora Feliformia Felidae Pantherinae Panthera Yes
OLD-583 11421 TUSK-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-583 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Hippopotamidae Yes
OLD-1368 11624 R-SCP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1368; right scapula fragment Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-342 11875 TUSK-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-342 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Hippopotamidae Yes
OLD-1575 12028 MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1575; metapodial distal end fragment; taxonomy notes in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-701 12339 PHX 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-701; intermediate phalanx Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Hippopotamidae Yes
OLD-114 12406 MTT 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-114; found in same box with OLD-295, note found with specimens illegible Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla found in Rhino drawer No
M. 104072 12647 L-M 3.VII.35 114 - Natural History Museum UK II -- " OLDY FLK II S 3.VII.35"; Left lower M3; OLD-472; (Last edit SC 2019) Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini No
M 104201 12772 L-M 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-638; left upper M1 or M2 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini No
OLD-939 12971 AST 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-939 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Giraffoidea Giraffidae found in drawer with note saying "Sivatherium astragali" Yes
M. 104119 13024 R-M 18.V.35 114 - Natural History Museum UK IV -- "OLDY SHK IV S 18.V.35"; upper M3; OLD-1110; (Last edit SC 2019"OLDY SHK IV S 18.V.35" Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini No
OLD-1812 13208 TIB 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1812; almost complete TIB, proximal end not preserved Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae No
OLD 1957/118 BK II 8115 10 - BK HUM-f 122 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania II -- Distal end and partial shaft of left humerus. In BM loan collection. 2012/07/27 264 - Leakey family expedition Unknown Mammalia Primates Anthropoidea Haplorhini Cercopithecoidea Cercopithecidae No
1931 II 1035 8651 L-MTT 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 + shaft. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VII 671. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
1931 II 821 8907 I 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:61. Incisor. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 212. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
1931 II 976 9163 THO 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany -- Thoracic. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 1058. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
OLD FLK NI 19765 10204 6 - FLK NN ULNA-f 1960-2 I Haarhoff, P.J. 1993. Latest Pliocene mousebirds (Aves, Coliidae) from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Ann S Afr Mus. 103:191–211. One distal end of an ulna. "The specimen numbers are catalogue numbers of the Olduvai fossil birds, and the data are kept at the Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville. The fossils belong to the Tanzanian Ministry of Antiquities, Dar es Salaam. They were collected by Mary Leakey in 1960-1962" (Haarhoff, 1993:193). Unknown Aves Coliiformes Coliidae Urocoliinae Urocolius No
OVPP-L-1093 10372 22 - SC PHX , UK-f 126 - Mary Leakey Camp, Antiquities Station Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania Box: SC. 9 specimens: OLD/71.SC.84, OLD/71.SC.86, OLD/71.SC.684, OLD/71.SC.685, OLD/71.SC.1293, OLD/71.SC.1294, OLD/71.SC.1387, OLD/71.SC.1471, OLD/71.SC.1472 Unknown Mammalia No
OLD-1369 11625 R-SCP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1369; right scapula fragment Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
OLD-345 11876 MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-345; found in hippopotamus drawer Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Hippopotamidae Yes
OLD-1576 12029 MTP-f 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-1576; metapodial distal end fragment; taxonomy notes in 'Alcelaphini drawer' Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Bovidae Yes
M 104194 12528 R-M 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-265; right upper M1 or M3 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini No
M 104191 12855 R-M 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-747; right upper M1 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini No
OLD-1185 13098 RIB-f (14) 114 - Natural History Museum UK I -- OLD-1185 Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Behemota Bovoidea Bovidae No
OLD 68/25658 BK II 8116 10 - BK HUM-f 122 - National Museum and House of Culture, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania II Pit 6. -- Humerus shaft with part of distal end. Proximal articular end not preserved. 2012/07/27 264 - Leakey family expedition Unknown Mammalia Primates Anthropoidea Haplorhini Cercopithecoidea No
1931 II 1037 8652 R-MTT 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 + shaft. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: XVI 1166. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
1931 II 822 8908 I 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:61. Incisor. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VII 581. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Antilopinae Antilopini Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
1931 II 979 9164 THO 1913 116 - Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (BSPG), Munich, Germany Black E. 1937. Fossil Antelopes of Olduvai. Scientific results of the Olduvai Expedition 1913:61. Thoracic. Label/publication taxon ID: Gorgon taurinus semiticus. Reck Field No.: VI 601. 273 - Reck expedition Unknown Mammalia Artiodactyla Ruminantia Bovoidea Bovidae Alcelaphinae Alcelaphini Megalotragus kattwinkeli Inventoried by Faysal Bibi in 2012. No
FLK NI 28439 10205 7 - FLK North R-HUM-f 1960-2 I Haarhoff, P.J. 1993. Latest Pliocene mousebirds (Aves, Coliidae) from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Ann S Afr Mus. 103:191–211. Small fragment of proximal right humerus with head and bicipital crest missing. "The specimen numbers are catalogue numbers of the Olduvai fossil birds, and the data are kept at the Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville. The fossils belong to the Tanzanian Ministry of Antiquities, Dar es Salaam. They were collected by Mary Leakey in 1960-1962" (Haarhoff, 1993:193). Unknown Aves Coliiformes Coliidae Colius cf. striatus No
OLD-137 11626 MTP 114 - Natural History Museum UK -- OLD-137; metapodial proximal end Unknown Mammalia Perissodactyla Equidae Yes