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Confirmation of a late middle Pleistocene age for the Omo Kibish 1 cranium by direct uranium-series dating

Aubert, Maxime; Pike, Alistair W.G.; Stringer, Chris; Bartsiokas, Antonis; Kinsley, Leslie; Eggins, Stephen; Day, Michael; Grun, Rainer


While it is generally accepted that modern humans evolved in Africa, the specific physical evidence for that origin remains disputed. The modern-looking Omo 1 skeleton, discovered in the Kibish region of Ethiopia in 1967, was controversially dated at ∼1

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Human Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.07.006


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