Hominins on Flores, Indonesia, by one million years ago

@article{Brumm2010HomininsOF,
  title={Hominins on Flores, Indonesia, by one million years ago},
  author={A. Brumm and Gitte Margrethe Jensen and G. V. D. Bergh and M. Morwood and I. Kurniawan and F. Aziz and M. Storey},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={464},
  pages={748-752}
}
  • A. Brumm, Gitte Margrethe Jensen, +4 authors M. Storey
  • Published 2010
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Previous excavations at Mata Menge and Boa Lesa in the Soa Basin of Flores, Indonesia, recovered stone artefacts in association with fossilized remains of the large-bodied Stegodon florensis florensis. Zircon fission-track ages from these sites indicated that hominins had colonized the island by 0.88 ± 0.07 million years (Myr) ago. Here we describe the contents, context and age of Wolo Sege, a recently discovered archaeological site in the Soa Basin that has in situ stone artefacts and that… CONTINUE READING

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