230Th/234U dating of travertine from the Bilzingsleben archaeological site

Abstract

230Th/234U dating of travertine from Bilzingsleben, places an absolute age of 228,000+17,000−12,000 yr BP on the hominid remains and artefacts at this important archaeological site. Associated floral and faunal fossil assemblages are of interglacial character indicating a depositional climate slightly warmer than at present. These two facts permit… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/284132a0

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