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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

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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

dc.contributor.authorAubert, Maxime
dc.contributor.authorPike, Alistair W.G.
dc.contributor.authorStringer, Chris
dc.contributor.authorBartsiokas, Antonis
dc.contributor.authorKinsley, Leslie
dc.contributor.authorEggins, Stephen
dc.contributor.authorDay, Michael
dc.contributor.authorGrun, Rainer
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T23:24:50Z
dc.identifier.issn0047-2484
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/67374
dc.description.abstractWhile 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
dc.publisherAcademic Press
dc.sourceJournal of Human Evolution
dc.subjectKeywords: uranium; age determination; anatomy; cranium; fossil; human evolution; morphology; Pleistocene; skeletal remains; stratigraphy; uranium series dating; animal; article; chemistry; Ethiopia; fossil; histology; hominid; methodology; radiometric dating; skull Africa; Ethiopia; Homo sapiens; Laser ablation; Oldest anatomically modern humans
dc.titleConfirmation of a late middle Pleistocene age for the Omo Kibish 1 cranium by direct uranium-series dating
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume63
dc.date.issued2012
local.identifier.absfor160102 - Biological (Physical) Anthropology
local.identifier.absfor040303 - Geochronology
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB1445
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationAubert, Maxime, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationPike, Alistair W.G., University of Bristol
local.contributor.affiliationStringer, Chris, Natural History Museum
local.contributor.affiliationBartsiokas, Antonis, Democritus University of Thrace
local.contributor.affiliationKinsley, Leslie, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationEggins, Stephen, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationDay, Michael, Democritus University of Thrace
local.contributor.affiliationGrun, Rainer, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue5
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage704
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage710
local.identifier.doi10.1016/j.jhevol.2012.07.006
local.identifier.absseo950502 - Understanding Asia's Past
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T08:46:55Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84867451185
local.identifier.thomsonID000311711100006
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