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Tektites and the Age Paradox in Mid-Pleistocene China

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Science  28 Jul 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5479, pp. 507
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5479.507a


  • Figure 1

    Stratigraphy of the Bose Basin. River terraces and highlands are indicated on a composite profile, part of which (between Xiaomei and Gaocunshan) shows the stratigraphic position of associated stone artifacts and tektites on T4. Sediments: 1, latosols; 2, reticular mottled brick-red clay; 3, sand and gravel; 4, loessic soil; 5, basal rock; 6, tektites; 7, Paleolithic artifacts; and 8, slopewash (colluvium).

  • Figure 2

    Tektites from T4. Scale bar is divided into 1-cm units.

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