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Sangiran Early Man Site

World Heritage Site #593: Sangiran Early Man Site, Indonesia.

World Heritage Site #593: Sangiran Early Man Site, Indonesia.

Table of Contents Excavations here from 1936 to 1941 led to the discovery of the first hominid fossil at this site. Later, 50 fossils of Meganthropus palaeo and Pithecanthropus erectus/Homo erectus were found – half of all the world’s known hominid fossils. Inhabited for the past one and a half million years, Sangiran is one […]

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Sangiran Early Man Site :: Video Gallery #2

Sangiran Early Man Site :: Video Gallery #2

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Sangiran Early Man Site: About

Sangiran Early Man Site: About

The Sangiran Early Man Site is a cultural property of outstanding universal value, as it is considered to be a complete field ecosystem laboratory, comprised of geological, palaeontological, palaeobotanical, and archaeological aspects. It is nominated to the World Heritage List under criteria ii, Hi, iv, and v for the following reasons. The data collected in […]

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Sangiran Early Man Site :: Video Gallery #1

Sangiran Early Man Site :: Video Gallery #1

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Sangiran Museum: Sragen, Central Java

Sangiran Museum: Sragen, Central Java

By Barrie A student group entered Sangiran Museum in Sragen, Central Java, and enthusiastically looked at the various fossils on display, which date back from hundreds of thousands to millions of years ago. All of the fossils are kept in 15 vitrines at the museum, which is also called the Conservation Center of Early Man […]

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Sangiran Early Man Site: Location GPS and Tourist Map

Sangiran Early Man Site: Location GPS and Tourist Map

Location map: Map of Solo surrongdings How to get there? – Sangiran early man site is located at 15 m north of Solo (Surakarta). – Take a Purwodadi bus from Solo’s main bus terminal to Kalijambe. Drop at the junction and the museum is 4 km away on the right. The watching tower is 12 […]

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Sangiran Early Man Site: The Homeland of Java Man

Sangiran Early Man Site: The Homeland of Java Man

Excavations here from 1936 to 1941 led to the discovery of the first hominid fossil at this site. Later, 50 fossils of Meganthropus palaeo and Pithecanthropus erectus/Homo erectus were found – half of all the world’s known hominid fossils. Inhabited for the past one and a half million years, Sangiran is one of the key […]

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Sangiran Early Man site: Chronology

Sangiran Early Man site: Chronology

1893: The first researcher at Sangiran was Eugène Dubois. But scientific community was not convinced of his research findings is answer to human missing link. No active research for several decades in Sangiran dome afterward. 1932: For the first time Sangiran area was mapped by LJC van Es to the geological map in scale 1:20.000 […]

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American Held Over Rare Fossils Theft

American Held Over Rare Fossils Theft

Nurfika Osman | October 24, 2010 Jakarta. Central Java Police have arrested a US citizen for allegedly attempting to smuggle hundreds of prehistoric fossils out of the country. Dennis Bradley Davis, 52, was arrested in Sragen with 43 different types of fossils packed in boxes and gunny sacks. The items, reportedly dug up at the […]

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