The 1,000,000 year old child of Ngrejeng, Indonesia

Archaeology, Archeology, Palaeoanthropology, Palaeontology, Paleoanthropology, Paleontology
Fig. 10. Lateral (A), medial (B), occlusal (C), frontal (D), and posterior (E) views of Ng 8503. Scale: 30 mm.

NG 8503
Date Found: March 1985
Found By: Ngrejeng Villager
Locality: Near Ngrejeng Village, Indonesia
Announced: 1994
Fossil: Partial mandible (Right side), with M1 and M2. The latter had not yet erupted at time of death.
Age: 1.02 – 1.51 million years of age

Papers to check out:

1994 – Aziz et al – Preliminary report on recent
discoveries of fossil hominids from the Sangiran area, Java.

2005 – Kaifu et al – Hominid mandibular remains from Sangiran (1952-1986) Collection

2006 – Kaifu – Advanced dental reduction in Javanese Homo erectus

2011 – Wood – Encyclopedia of Human Evolution

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