An early modern human presence in Sumatra 73,000–63,000 years ago

@article{Westaway2017AnEM,
  title={An early modern human presence in Sumatra 73,000–63,000 years ago},
  author={Kira E. Westaway and Julien Louys and Rokhus due Awe and Michael J. Morwood and Gilbert J. Price and J-x. Zhao and Maxime Aubert and Renaud Joannes-Boyau and T. M. Smith and Matthew M. Skinner and Tim Compton and Richard M. Bailey and G. D. van den Bergh and John de Vos and A. W. G. Pike and Chris B Stringer and E. Wahyu Saptomo and Yan Rizal and Jahdi Zaim and Wahyu Dwijo Santoso and Agus Trihascaryo and Lesley Kinsley and Budi Sulistyanto},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2017},
  volume={548},
  pages={322-325}
}
Genetic evidence for anatomically modern humans (AMH) out of Africa before 75 thousand years ago (ka) and in island southeast Asia (ISEA) before 60 ka (93–61 ka) predates accepted archaeological records of occupation in the region. Claims that AMH arrived in ISEA before 60 ka (ref. 4) have been supported only by equivocal or non-skeletal evidence. AMH evidence from this period is rare and lacks robust chronologies owing to a lack of direct dating applications, poor preservation and/or… 

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