Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Chenjiawo (Lantian 1)

Archaeological site found in 1963 near Chenjiawo, in Lantian County, Shaanxi Province, China, dated to 1.15 mya-500 kya, and that contains large quartz chopping tools, cores and flakes. Hominid remains include a chinless adult mandible (Lantian 1, probably female), attributed to Sinanthropus lantianensis (Homo erectus). Aka Ch’enchiawo, Lantian


See Gongwangling Hill for the Lantian 2 calotte.

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