Homo erectus Calvarium from the Pleistocene of Java

@article{Baba2003HomoEC,
  title={Homo erectus Calvarium from the Pleistocene of Java},
  author={H. Baba and F. Aziz and Y. Kaifu and G. Suwa and R. Kono and T. Jacob},
  journal={Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={299},
  pages={1384 - 1388}
}
  • H. Baba, F. Aziz, +3 authors T. Jacob
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Science
  • A Homo erectus calvarium [Sambungmacan 4 (Sm 4)] was recovered from Pleistocene sediments at Sambungmacan in central Java. Micro–computed tomography analysis shows a modern human–like cranial base flexion associated with a low platycephalic vault, implying that the evolution of human cranial globularity was independent of cranial base flexion. The overall morphology of Sm 4 is intermediate between that of earlier and later Javanese Homo erectus; apparent morphological specializations are more… CONTINUE READING
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