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Ancient human skull found, first in 80 years

  • Ganug Nugroho Adi

    The Jakarta Post

Sragen | Wed, April 27 2016 | 07:09 am

PREMIUM A local man has discovered a skull of Homo erectus at an archaeological site in Sangiran, Central Java, the first such finding in 80 years.

The skull is thought to have belonged to a member of the archaic Homo erectus who lived between 1 million to 1.5 million years ago.

“It is an important and rare finding. To date, most of the fossils found in Sangiran have been animal and plan...