Lower Pleistocene hominids and artifacts from Atapuerca-TD6 (Spain)

  title={Lower Pleistocene hominids and artifacts from Atapuerca-TD6 (Spain)},
  author={Eudald Carbonell and J. M. Berm{\'u}dez de Castro and JL Arsuaga and J. A. Alda D{\'i}ez and Antonio Rosas and Gloria Cuenca‐Besc{\'o}s and R Sala and Marina Mosquera and Xos{\'e} Pedro Rodr{\'i}guez-{\'A}lvarez},
  pages={826 - 830}
Human remains dating to more than 780,000 years ago are associated with a rich faunal and lithic assemblage in the Pleistocene cave site of Gran Dolina (TD), Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos, Spain. The micromammal species represent the late Biharian (Mimomys savini zone), and the lithic objects represent pre-Acheulean technology (Mode 1) and comes from the TD6 level below the Matuyama-Brunhes boundary. The Gran Dolina hominid fossils cannot be comfortably accommodated in any of the defined Homo… 

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