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Niah Cave

Image of Niah Cave, Malaysia; side view
Niah Cave
Exhibit Item
Site: Sarawak, Malaysia
Year of Discovery: 1958
Discovered by: A team led by Tom Harrisson
Age: Between 45,000 and 39,000 years old
Species: Homo sapiens

This is currently the oldest modern human skull known from Southeast Asia.

Page last updated: March 30, 2016