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|Catalog number||AL 288-1|
|Age||3.2 million years|
|Place discovered||Afar Depression, Ethiopia|
|Date discovered||November 24, 1974|
|Discovered by||Johanson and Gray|
'Lucy'  is the common name of AL 288-1. This 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton discovered on in November 1974 by the International Afar Research Expedition (in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.
- "Instutute of Human Origins". http://www.asu.edu/clas/iho/lucy.html. Retrieved 2007-08-30.
- "Lucy's legacy: Discovering our most famous ancestor". The Houston Museum of Natural Science. http://lucyexhibition.com/lucys-discovery.aspx. Retrieved 2007-09-10.
- Lucy also has another (Amharic) name: dinqineš, or Dinkenesh, meaning 'You are beautiful' or 'you are wonderful'.