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The bones seem to represent one individual, dated to 1.8 mya and called .
The find is especially important because of the limbs, which show that OH 62 was a very small hominin.
The former, which is most of a cranium, is smaller than ER 1470 and resembles OH 13 in many details, including tooth size and morphology. Although the braincase of ER 1805 is close to 600 cc (36.6 cubic inches) in volume and is thus expanded moderately beyond the size expected in , a bony crest runs along the top of the skull.Finally, to triple check our work and ensure that the dating results were reproducible, we sent replicate samples to different labs to independently, or "blind", date each of the different samples. The age of Homo naledi and associated sediments in the Rising Star Cave, South Africa.