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Skeletal remains of a Pleistocene modern human (Homo sapiens) from Sulawesi

Brumm, Adam; Bulbeck, Francis David; Hakim, Budianto; Burhan, Basran; Oktaviana, Adhi Agus; Sumantri, Iwan; Zhao, Jian-Xin; Aubert, Maxime; Sardi, Ratno; McGahan, David P; Saiful, Andi Muhammad

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Major gaps remain in our knowledge of the early history of Homo sapiens in Wallacea. By 70-60 thousand years ago (ka), modern humans appear to have entered this distinct biogeographical zone between continental Asia and Australia. Despite this, there are relatively few Late Pleistocene sites attributed to our species in Wallacea. H. sapiens fossil remains are also rare. Previously, only one island in Wallacea (Alor in the southeastern part of the archipelago) had yielded skeletal evidence for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/299518
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257273
Access Rights: Open Access

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