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Terminal Pleistocene human skeleton from hang Cho Cave, northern Vietnam: implications for the biological affinities of Hoabinhian people

Matsumura, H; Yoneda, Minoru; Dodo, Yukio; Oxenham, Marc; Cuong, Nguyen Lan; Thuy, Nguyen Kim; Dung, Lam My; Long, Vu The; Yamagata, Mariko; Sawada, Junmei; Shinoda, Kenichi; Takigawa, Wataru

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An excavation at the cave site of Hang Cho in northern Vietnam resulted in the discovery of a terminal Pleistocene human skeleton in a relatively good state of preservation. The material culture from this site belongs to the pre-ceramic Hoabinhian period. An AMS radiocarbon date on a tooth sample extracted from this individual gives a calibrated age of 10450 ± 300 years BP. In discussions of the population history of Southeast Asia, it has been repeatedly advocated that Southeast Asia was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52016
Source: Journal of Anthropological Sciences
DOI: 10.1537/ase.070416

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