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A new small-bodied hominin from the Late Pleistocene of Flores, Indonesia
The discovery of an adult hominin with stature and endocranial volume equal to the smallest-known australopithecines is reported, from the Late Pleistocene of Flores, Indonesia, and shows that the genus Homo is morphologically more varied and flexible in its adaptive responses than previously thought.
Archaeology and age of a new hominin from Flores in eastern Indonesia
Dating by radiocarbon, luminescence, uranium-series and electron spin resonance methods indicates that H. floresiensis existed from before 38,000 years ago (kyr) until at least 18 kyr, and originated from an early dispersal of Homo erectus that reached Flores and then survived on this island refuge until relatively recently.
Pygmoid Australomelanesian Homo sapiens skeletal remains from Liang Bua, Flores: Population affinities and pathological abnormalities
- T. Jacob, E. Indriati, M. Henneberg
- MedicineProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 5 September 2006
It is proposed that Liang Bua 1 is drawn from an earlier pygmy H. sapiens population but individually shows signs of a developmental abnormality, including microcephaly.
Climate, people and faunal succession on Java, Indonesia: evidence from Song Gupuh
The Australian-Indonesian Archaeological Expedition to Sulawesi
C. R. DE L'EXPEDITION ARCHEOLOGIQUE AUSTRALO-INDONESIENNE A SULAWESI, JUILLET-AOUT 1969. PROSPECTION DES SITES DE LA CULTURE TOALIENNE. LES GROTTES DE BATU EDJAJA ET BATU EDJAJA II: DATATION C-14…
Stone Tools from Mid-Pleistocene Sediments in Java
Two stone tools (a chopper and a retouched flake) were found in mid-Pleistocene channel fills at Sambungmachan (Java), which earlier yielded a hominid skull cap with characteristics of Solo man and a…
Archaeology in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Alfred Russel Wallace visited southern Celebes in 18567. Captivated by its unique natural history, particularly its colourful butterflies, he concentrated upon collecting in the rugged limestone…
The History of Prehistoric Research in Indonesia to 1950
- R. Soejono
T HE oldest description of material valuable for prehistoric recording in future times was given by G. E. Rumphius at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Rumphius mentioned the veneration of…