Middle Pleistocene dental remains from Qesem Cave (Israel).

  title={Middle Pleistocene dental remains from Qesem Cave (Israel).},
  author={I. Hershkovitz and P. Smith and R. Sarig and R. Quam and L. Rodr{\'i}guez and R. Garc{\'i}a and J. L. Arsuaga and R. Barkai and A. Gopher},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={144 4},
  • I. Hershkovitz, P. Smith, +6 authors A. Gopher
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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