Liujiang

Modern humans temporarily spread beyond Africa

This skull from Liujiang, China, dated to at least 68,000 years ago, could reflect an early migration of Homo sapiens beyond Africa.

 

Image of Liujiang 1, skull, 3/4 view
Liujiang
Exhibit item
Site: 
Liujiang, China
Age: 
Abotu 68,000 years old
Species: 
Homo sapiens
Text: 
This is the oldest modern human skull known from East Asia.