A Plio-Pleistocene hominid from Dmanisi, East Georgia, Caucasus

  title={A Plio-Pleistocene hominid from Dmanisi, East Georgia, Caucasus},
  author={Leo Gabunia and Abesalom Vekua},
ARCHAEOLOGICAL excavations at the mediaeval site of Dmanisi (East Georgia) revealed that the town was built on a series of deposits yielding Late Villafranchian mammalian fossils and led to the discovery in late 1991 of a well preserved early human mandible. Dmanisi, where excavations are being carried out by a joint expedition of the Archaeological Research Centre of the Georgian Academy of Sciences and the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum (Mainz, Germany), is located southwest of Tbilisi… 
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