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={Yan Rizal and Kira E. Westaway and Yahdi Zaim and Gerrit D. van den Bergh and E. Authur Bettis and Michael J. Morwood and O. Frank Huffman and Rainer Gr{\"u}n and Renaud Joannes-Boyau and Richard M. Bailey and Sidarto and Michael C. Westaway and Iwan Kurniawan and Mark W. Moore and Michael Anthony Storey and Fachroel Aziz and Suminto and Jian-xin Zhao and Aswan and Maija E. Sipola and Roy R. Larick and John Paul Zonneveld and Robert Scott and Shelby S. J. Putt and Russell L. Ciochon},
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… 

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  • K. Baab
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the Royal Society B
  • 2021
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