Thursday, April 23, 2009

The oldest human fossils found?

Ancient human fossils - around 11,000 years old - have been found in Luang Prabang province according to luangprabangtoday.com. Dr. Joyce C White, a Senior Research Scientist at University of Pennsylvania USA), held a press confernce.
The Middle Mekong Archaeological Project (MMAP) has found five ancient human fossils in Vangtaleo Cave (Ban Phadeng Neung, Luang Prabang district). The discovery was the oldest human fossils ever found on the earth, said Dr. White accordsing to luangprabangtoday.com. The MMAP is a survey conducted along three rivers: Nam Khan, Nam Seuang and Nam Ou in Luang Prabang.

Read how the Vientiane Times quoted Dr. Joyce C. White here and go to the homepage of Dr. Joyce C. White

Read an article about MMAP in Science Daily and read a publication in Antiquity

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