Re: Homo erectus

Patrick H. Adkins (
Mon, 03 Jul 1995 02:56:05 GMT

>>I have sometimes read that the Ngangdong fossils are relatively recent,
>>100-200,000 years old, and they are usually assigned to Homo erectus
>>(which doesn't square well with the usual claim that erectus disappeared
>>300-500,000 years ago; I would like to resolve this contradiction).

Can someone comment on the "recent" English find (Boxley?) dating back
about 500,000 years? Are these H. erectus? Archaic moderns? How do
they fit in?

Thanks in advance for your comments.

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