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New evidence for a 67,000-year-old human presence at Callao Cave, Luzon, Philippines

Mijares, Armand; Detroit, Florent; Piper, Philip; Grun, Rainer; Bellwood, Peter; Aubert, Maxime; Champion, Guillaume; Cuevas, Nida; De Leon, Alexandra; Dizon, Eusebio Z


Documentation of early human migrations through Island Southeast Asia and Wallacea en route to Australia has always been problematic due to a lack of well-dated human skeletal remains. The best known modern humans are from Niah Cave in Borneo (40-42. ka), and from Tabon Cave on the island of Palawan, southwest Philippines (47±11 ka). The discovery of Homo floresiensis on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia has also highlighted the possibilities of identifying new hominin species on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Human Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2010.04.008


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