A team led by Russell Ciochon, from the University of Iowa’s department of anthropology, with Yan Rizal and Yahdi Zaim from the Institute of Technology, Bandung, located and excavated the original bone bed that once held the Homo erectus fossils found by Dutch surveyors in the 1930s. Dating of animal fossils at that site were used, in part, to determine the new age of the Homo erectus fossils. Via Russell Ciochon, University of Iowa.

December 22, 2019

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