100,000 years old two human bones discovered in China

Archaeologists have discovered two human bones about 100,000 years timeworn in Henan province of Central China, according a report published on Indian Express dated July 22, 2015.

The excavation that was led by Li Zhanyang, a scholar at the Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, asserted that the limb bones were exhumed from the Lingjing historical site in Xuchang in May.

In an interview with China Daily, Li portrayed the importance of this excavation and said, “Different from the ancient human skull fossils that were discovered eight years ago, the first the discovery of limb bone fossils provides more opportunities to decode the process of human evolution”.

two ancient human bones found in china

The archaeologist reported that the two human fossils were discovered close to each other and it’s not ascertained whether the fossils Belong to the same young individual or are of a different entity.

Two almost complete human skulls cracked to 16 pieces with distended eyebrows and a small forehead excavated from the site were found to be 100,000 years old.

The “Xuchang Man” fossil comprised a fossilized the membrane in the inner part that would provide a trail for scientists to Understand their Paleolithic lineages. Several bite marks embellish the fossils to which Li added, “We are not quite sure whether those were from predators or other humans”.

Lingjing historical site has been the abundant abode for human fossils as bone relics of nine, both young and old, individuals to the least has been unearthed from this site since October 1, 1949.

The site also be holds more than a thousand fossilized animal and stone apparatuses.