Middle Pleistocene dental remains from Qesem Cave (Israel).

  title={Middle Pleistocene dental remains from Qesem Cave (Israel).},
  author={Israel Hershkovitz and Patricia Smith and Rachel Sarig and Rolf M. Quam and Laura Rodr{\'i}guez and Rebeca Garc{\'i}a and Juan Luis Arsuaga and Ran Barkai and Avi Gopher},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={144 4},
This study presents a description and comparative analysis of Middle Pleistocene permanent and deciduous teeth from the site of Qesem Cave (Israel). All of the human fossils are assigned to the Acheulo-Yabrudian Cultural Complex (AYCC) of the late Lower Paleolithic. The Middle Pleistocene age of the Qesem teeth (400-200 ka) places them chronologically earlier than the bulk of fossil hominin specimens previously known from southwest Asia. Three permanent mandibular teeth (C(1) -P(4) ) were found… 

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