Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Dali

Archaeological site found in 1978 at Tianshuigou in Dali County, Shaanxi Province, China, dated to 250-128 kya, and that contains over 500 artifacts that consist of cores with small flint and quartzite scrapers. Hominid remains include a 1120-1200 cm3 cranium with massive supra-orbital tori, a low vault with keeling, and thick parietals; probably male. Attributed to the archaic Homo sapiens group. Aka Tianshuigou.

See Ngandong and Omo II.

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