Early Hominid Remains
|Oldest in Europe (0.78 - 1 million years ago)
|Fossil Hominid Sites
|2.3-million year-old fossil Australopithecus africanus (nicknamed "Mrs. Ples")
|Gorham's Cave Complex
|Neanderthal and Early Modern Humans
|Human fossils (at Koobi Fora) include the remains of Australopithecus robustus, Homo habilis, Homo erectus and Homo sapiens.
|.. anatomically modern humans represented by the Kota Tampan site of 70,000 BP moved through the valley reaching Australia as represented at Lake Mungo by 50,000 BP. Similarly the Perak Man site of 10,000 BP and the other nearby burial sites in the Bukit Kepala Gajah Massif are thought to represent the later passage of Australomelanesoid man to Indonesia, Melanesia and Australia. (AB ev)
|Lower Valley of the Awash
|'Lucy', who is estimated to have lived 3.1 million years ago.
|Lower Valley of the Omo
|"discovery of the earliest known fossil fragments of Homo Sapiens that have been dated circa 195,000 years old."
|Mount Carmel Caves
|Based on fossil evidence found at the Olduvai Gorge, it is known that various hominid species have occupied the area for 3 million years.
|Peking Man Site
|Peking Man (0.2 - 0.5 million years old)
|Sangiran Early Man Site
|Java Man (0.8 - 1.2 million years old)
|Abri de Cro-Magnon
|Archaeologists have found more than 150 Neanderthal sites along with the remains of mammoths, aurochs, and wild horses. (EOEarth)
|Mungo Man and Lady
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