Niah Cave

This is currently the oldest modern human skull known from Southeast Asia.

Image of Niah Cave, Malaysia; side view
Niah Cave
Exhibit item
Site: 
Sarawak, Malaysia
Date of discovery: 
1958
Discovered by: 
A team led by Tom Harrisson
Age: 
Between 45,000 and 39,000 years old
Species: 
Homo sapiens
Text: 
This is the oldest modern human skull known from Southeast Asia.