Stone Tools from Majuangou, China

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

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