Anglo German town of Guangdong found 13500 years ago, the body skeleton fossils – the new network vy canis majoris

Green Town Guangdong Germany found 13500 years ago human skeleton fossil Beijing – Beijing, Qingyuan, September 27 (Li Ling Huang Zhensheng) Guangdong municipal government and 27 bulletin, Guangdong 10 thousand years ago, the most complete preservation of ancient human fossils unearthed in Qing Tang Zhen City, which means that the old Guangdong Neolithic transition the major breakthrough stage. Recently, the Guangdong Provincial Institute of Archaeology and Peking University School of Archaeology and Museology, the city museum and other units composed of the joint archaeological team, located in Germany Huangmen Qing Tang ruins rock cave 1, discovered the earliest ancient tombs in Guangdong and south of the Five Ridges, and more complete preservation of human skeleton from excavations. Archaeological experts in Hebei Hebei careful mining human skeleton fossil photo by Huang Zhensheng on September 26th, Peking University city and environmental college professor, China environmental archaeology experts Xia Zhengkai, associate professor, Peking University School of Archaeology and Museology Paleolithic archeology and Paleoanthropology expert He Jianing and other experts and scholars in the archaeological site, detailed explanation of the significance of the archaeological discoveries, and make suggestions the next step of archaeological excavation plan. The discovery of human skeleton Huangmen rock cave 1 is a typical Karst cave, 8 square meters in the exploration side, the tombs (No. M1) part of only 0.5 square meters. Human bone fossils have been found, is the "form of burying" was curled up in front of the chest, upper limbs, knee squat. M1 people complete ossification unearthed stone, including upper limb bone, vertebrae, ribs, pelvis and lower extremity bone, but did not find the original grave human skull. Guangdong soil is acidic, coupled with the hot and humid climate, the ancient bones preserved very difficult." He Jianing introduction, because the Green Town area of special geological structure of Karst landform, which contains a lot of calcium limestone cave, in water containing calcium carbonate, can make soil cement like stone hard, human bone fossils and deposits firmly together, thus to save so far. Archaeological experts in survey photo by Huang Zhensheng, deputy director of research, archaeological relics of Guangdong province archaeological center Qing Tang archaeological excavations project leader Liu Suoqiang guess, or due to geological collapse and underground water flow and erosion caused not preserved skull. After the discovery of human bone fossils, archaeological staff immediately after the coexistence of carbon samples were measured by accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS), the results are about 13500 years ago, belonging to the late paleolithic. A hole profile photo by Huang Zhensheng it is reported that the archaeological excavations also found many old Neolithic transition stage of ancient human relics unearthed from the fire, thousands of pieces of ancient human life left stone, pottery, bone Kok and early mussels and other cultural relics. "We hope to extract the effective DNA component from the fossil to determine the origin of the population and to speculate on the migration route of the population." Liu Suoqiang said that the identity of the human bone, including gender, age, height, physical characteristics and other related test results for the initial completion of the year, the future will restore the surrounding ruins of the ancient environment. (end)相关的主题文章: