Stone Tools from Majuangou, China

Stone Tools from Majuangou, China
Exhibit item
Discovered by: 
A team led by Zhu Rixiang and Rick Potts
About 1.66 million years old
Majuangou, Nihewan Basin, China

Early humans expand from northeast to southeast Asia

These artifacts were discovered by a team from the Smithsonian working in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Hubei Institute of Cultural Relics. The team also found evidence of animal butchery and animal footprints.

Stone Core,  Majuangou, China
Stone Core, Majuangou, China