Stone Tools from Mid-Pleistocene Sediments in Java

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Science  24 Nov 1978:
Vol. 202, Issue 4370, pp. 885-887
DOI: 10.1126/science.202.4370.885


Two stone tools (a chopper and a retouched flake) were found in mid-Pleistocene channel fills at Sambungmachan (Java), which earlier yielded a hominid skull cap with characteristics of Solo man and a Trinil-like fauna. The artifacts are the first discovered in place in deposits on Java that are assigned to the mid-Pleistocene on faunal grounds.