Hominin occupation of the Chinese Loess Plateau since about 2.1 million years ago

@article{Zhu2018HomininOO,
  title={Hominin occupation of the Chinese Loess Plateau since about 2.1 million years ago},
  author={Zhaoyu Zhu and R. Dennell and Weiwen Huang and Yi Wu and Shifan Qiu and S. Yang and Z. Rao and Yamei Hou and Jiubing Xie and Jiangwei Han and T. Ouyang},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2018},
  volume={559},
  pages={608-612}
}
  • Zhaoyu Zhu, R. Dennell, +8 authors T. Ouyang
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Considerable attention has been paid to dating the earliest appearance of hominins outside Africa. The earliest skeletal and artefactual evidence for the genus Homo in Asia currently comes from Dmanisi, Georgia, and is dated to approximately 1.77–1.85 million years ago (Ma)1. Two incisors that may belong to Homo erectus come from Yuanmou, south China, and are dated to 1.7 Ma2; the next-oldest evidence is an H. erectus cranium from Lantian (Gongwangling)—which has recently been dated to 1.63 Ma3… CONTINUE READING

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