The Skull of Lantian Man

  title={The Skull of Lantian Man},
  author={Woo Ju-Kang},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={83 - 86}
  • Woo Ju-Kang
  • Published 1 February 1966
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Current Anthropology
Vo. . .... .o . .......uary 196 In the summer of 1963, scientists of the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences discovered the well-preserved mandible of an ape-man in the neighbourhood of Chenchiawo Village in Lantian County, Shensi Province, while conducting a stratigraphical survey of the Cenozoic Era and searching for vertebrate fossils. This added another site to that of Choukoutien where ape-man fossils have been found in China, (CA… 
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