Last appearance of Homo erectus at Ngandong, Java, 117,000–108,000 years ago

  title={Last appearance of Homo erectus at Ngandong, Java, 117,000–108,000 years ago},
  author={Y. Rizal and K. Westaway and Yahdi Zaim and G. D. van den Bergh and E. Bettis and M. Morwood and O. F. Huffman and R. Gr{\"u}n and R. Joannes-Boyau and R. Bailey and Sidarto and Michael C. Westaway and I. Kurniawan and M. Moore and M. Storey and F. Aziz and Suminto and J. Zhao and Aswan and Maija E. Sipola and R. Larick and John-Paul Zonneveld and R. Scott and Shelby S. Putt and R. Ciochon},
  • Y. Rizal, K. Westaway, +22 authors R. Ciochon
  • Published 2019
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Homo erectus is the founding early hominin species of Island Southeast Asia, and reached Java (Indonesia) more than 1.5 million years ago1,2. Twelve H. erectus calvaria (skull caps) and two tibiae (lower leg bones) were discovered from a bone bed located about 20 m above the Solo River at Ngandong (Central Java) between 1931 and 19333,4, and are of the youngest, most-advanced form of H. erectus5–8. Despite the importance of the Ngandong fossils, the relationship between the fossils, terrace… CONTINUE READING
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