in 1929, the Chinese paleoanthropologist PeiWenZhong discovered for the first time complete, 500000 – year – old Peking man skull. The discovery of evolution theory provides the most direct, the most solid evidence. At the same time it will also be ahead of the 500000 human history. But only for 12 years, this is bearing the weight of the evidence of human life brand is mysterious lost, are still missing. In the history of the Peking man skull lost human archaeology & other; Throughout the world social &; One of the.
since lost at that moment, the skull’s whereabouts is emerge in endlessly. Researchers in China and South Africa in the latest issue of the march issue of the South African journal of science issued a research report that they have found the Peking man skull & other; Whereabouts throughout the &; New clues: Peking man skull might be buried somewhere in China qinhuangdao!
researchers in China and South Africa in the latest issue of the march issue of the South African journal of science issued a research report that they have found the Peking man skull & other; Whereabouts throughout the &; New clues.
witwatersrand university anthropology professor li & middot; Berger and institute of vertebrate paleontology and paleoanthropology, Chinese academy of sciences of the two Chinese researchers completed the study.
the researchers according to the second world war the United States marines Richard & middot; Bowen’s memory, it is concluded that the Peking man skull might be buried in China qinhuangdao somewhere under a parking lot. According to the report, Mr Bowen and his family took the initiative to find the prestigious university of the witwatersrand in archaeology, revealed the bowen & other; Finally saw & throughout; Peking man skull.
according to bowen memories, in 1947 he was in the U.S. in qinhuangdao & other HuoErKang’s camp & throughout; Take part in a battle, the americans in digging the bunkers dug up in a wooden box & other; Beijing throughout human skull &; , when the soldiers use wood case as the machine gun pad, then bowen are being held captive. Bowen thinks, after the battle, Peking man skull may be buried in the in situ. Researchers, according to Mr Bowen’s memories to qinhuangdao were investigated, and found the bowen said & other; HuoErKang’s camp & throughout; & ndash; & ndash; It has now turned into a building in downtown in the parking lot.
researchers think that bowen is probably the last person to see Peking man skull, in a lot of memories of Peking man skull, Mr Bowen’s account may be & other; The most trusted & throughout; . The university of the witwatersrand in South Africa said in a statement, Peking man skull & other Still missing or buried in qinhuangdao asphalt under the ground a few feet & throughout; .
skull found and mysterious disappearance
on December 2, 1929, to rediscover man’s own history was quietly opened the gate. On this day, in Beijing zhoukoudian Long Gushan, China paleoanthropologist PeiWenZhong discovered for the first time complete, 500000 – year – old Peking man skull. The discovery of Peking man skull fossils for the evolution theory provides the most direct, the most solid evidence. Later archaeology will name: is the ancient Chinese Beijing ape-man, hereinafter referred to as & other People in Beijing & throughout; .
in 1936, archaeologists in China under the auspices of Jia Lanpo, another three complete Peking man skull and a complete human mandible in succession at zhoukoudian. For a while, startling discovery of zhoukoudian shook the world.
in zhoukoudian archaeological excavations in the golden age, in 1937, Japan launched a war of aggression against China, archaeological work was forced to stop. Five Peking man skull fossils unearthed goes into in the Beijing union medical college hospital, created jointly by scholars of China and the United States and other China geological survey Cenozoic lab & throughout; Responsible for safekeeping. As the war is more and more fierce, for & other; Protect the Peking man skull fossil & throughout; The purpose of, at the end of 1941, the kuomintang government and the United States agree on: skull fossil arranged by the American consulate, out of China, staging, the United States. Peking man skull was handed over to the left Beijing to withdraw the United States Marine corps in the United States. In the same year on December 5, the force by the train bound for qinhuangdao, but because of the outbreak of the Pearl Harbor later captured by the Japanese army of the place such as Beijing, tianjin American soldiers, Peking man skull was missing.
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zhoukoudian again explore
in September 1949, zhoukoudian in excavating could not find the lost under the condition of fossils, again looking at zhoukoudian, hope there will be a new findings make up for the lost the regret.
the excavation of the zhoukoudian plan soon batch of down. On September 27, interrupted 12 years of excavation starts again. Paleoanthropologist Jia Lanpo and artisans in 1937 first to dig out of backfill soil, in the process of digging, they won three teeth, this was the only true specimen Peking man fossils in the hands of Chinese. Since then, has made several excavations, won two beijingers fossil teeth and other animals. Worthy of mention is that in 1966, hosted by palaeontologist PeiWenZhong excavations, found a piece of frontal bone and a piece of the occipital, they clearly belong to the same skull. Newly discovered the skull fragment with 1931, 1936, the fifth skull two pieces of temporal bone, synthesis of a relatively complete skull. Obviously, they belong to the same individual, this is the only remaining Beijing ape-man skull specimens.