MH1
Code interpretation: 
Malapa Hominin 1
Site: 
Malapa
Date of discovery: 
2008
Discovered by: 
Matthew Berger
Age: 
Between 1.95 and 1.78 million years old

MH1 is a juvenile australopithecine, about 12-13 years old. It was the first specimen of Au. sediba found at Malapa Cave. Both cranial and postcranial remains have been recovered from this individual. The mixture of primitive and derived traits may help link the genus Australopithecus with the genus Homo

3/4 view of fossil skull MH1, Australopithecus sediba