Human origins studies in India: figures and table

by Parth R. Chauhan


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Figure 1. The Indian subcontinent and its key ecological zones.

Figure 1. The Indian subcontinent and its key ecological zones.

Figure 2. Stages of paleoanthropological research and data dissemination

Figure 2. Stages of paleoanthropological research and data dissemination

Figure 3. Structure of inter-level scientific collaboration and cooperation.

Figure 3. Structure of inter-level scientific collaboration and cooperation.

 

Table 1. Important dated Lower and Middle Paleolithic sites in South Asia.

SITE TYPE

AGE

DATING METHOD REFERENCE
Kalpi Middle Palaeolithic

45,000

TL Tewari et al. 2002
Didwana Middle Palaeolithic

126,000

TL see Misra 1995
Didwana Middle Palaeolithic

144,000±12,000

Th/U Raghavan et al., 1989
Didwana Middle Palaeolithic

150,000±10,000

Th/U Raghavan et al., 1989
Adi Chadi Wao Acheulian

   69,000+3,800

              -3,600

Th/U Baskaran et al., 1986
Kaldevanhalli Acheulian

174,000±35,000

166,000+15,000

              -13,000

Th/UTh/U Szabo et al., 1990
Umrethi Acheulian

190,000+29,000

              -22,000

Th/U Baskaran et al., 1986
Teggihalli Acheulian

287,333+27,169

              -18,180

>350 kyr

Th/UTh/U Szabo et al., 1990
Sadab Acheulian

290,405+20,999

              -18,186

Th/U Szabo et al., 1990
Nevasa Early Acheulian

>350 kyr

Th/U see Pappu, 2001
Yedurwadi Early Acheulian

>350 kyr

Th/U see Pappu, 2001
Didwana Early Acheulian

>390 kyr

Th/U Raghavan et al., 1989
Bori Early Acheulian

537,000±47,000

670,000±30,000

K/ArAr/Ar Horn et al., 1993Mishra et al., 1995
Dina & Jalalpur Early Acheulian

700 500 kyr

Palaeo- magnetism Rendell and Dennell, 1985
Isampur Early Acheulian

>1.2 myr

ESR Paddayya et al., 2002
Riwat pre-Acheulian

>2.0 myr

Magneto-stratigraphy Rendell et al., 1987

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