Evidence on the age of the Asian Hominidae.

  • Ginger G. Pope
  • Published 1983 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…


A number of separate lines of evidence indicate that all of the known Asian hominids are less than 1 million years old. A review of paleontologic, radiometric, and paleomagnetic data strongly supports this conclusion. This more recent age estimate provides important implications about the taxonomy and paleocultural adaptations of the early Asian hominids… (More)


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