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Peking Man's skullcap on display in China

Peking Man's skullcap on display in China
trefwoorden: China - Peking - pekingmens
A crucial skull fragment belonging to the famous 500 000-year-old Peking Man is being shown to the public for the first time ever, Chinese state media said on Monday.
The priceless bone fragment is on display at a museum 48km south-west of Beijing, near the place where Peking Man was first discovered almost a century ago, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Although the bone is little more than the size of a palm and shows only the front part of an individual's skull, it is one of the best clues scientists have to the prehistoric hominid.

Lees verder bij: IOL (22 september 2003)