Early Homo and associated artefacts from Asia

  title={Early Homo and associated artefacts from Asia},
  author={Huang Wanpo and Russell L. Ciochon and Gu Yumin and Roy R Larick and Fang Qiren and Henry P. Schwarcz and Charles Yonge and John De Vos and William Jack Rink},
THE site of Longgupo Cave was discovered in 1984 and excavated in 1985–1988 by the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (Beijing) and the Chongqing National Museum (Sichuan Province). Important finds include very archaic hominid dental fragments, Gigantopithecus teeth and primitive stone tools. Palaeomagnetic analysis and the presence of Ailuropoda microta (pygmy giant panda) suggested that the hominid-bearing levels dated to the earliest Pleistocene1. In 1992, joint… CONTINUE READING


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