For access, help and conversation about the hominid fossils discussed in the East Asian Index I would like to thank the late Professor Wu Rukang, Professor Wu Xinzhi, Zhang Yinyun, Dong Xinren and Wu Maolin of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Academia Sinica, Beijing; Professor Han Kangxin, Institute of Archaeology, Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing; the late gProfessor H. Suzuki, University Museum, University of Tokyo; Professor Takeru Akazawa, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto; Dr Bin Yamaguchi, Dr Hisao Baba and Dr Yuji Mizoguchi of the National Science Museum, Tokyo.

Dali added 6/1/00, Jinniushan 11/1/00, Yuanmou 13/1/00, Chenjiawo 18/1/00, Zhoukoudian 1/2/00























 Upper Cave






 Zhoukoudian locality

 East Asian dates

  ohaguro Edo

 Brown P (1999) The first modern East Asians?

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Brown P (2001) Chinese Middle Pleistocene hominids and modern human origins in East Asia.

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Ohaguro in Edo Period Japan

Recent research and media coverage

Chun-Hsiang Chang, et al. 2015. The first archaic Homo from Taiwan. Nature Communications 6, Article number: 6037 doi:10.1038/ncomms7037