公元前160万年前在肯尼亚图尔卡纳湖(Koobi Fora)

公元前160万年前在肯尼亚图尔卡纳湖(Koobi Fora)上发现的直立人是大学的弗朗西斯·布朗(Francis Brown)博士至今。 犹他州使用火山灰的化学分析。 1984年发现了来自肯尼亚Nariokotome的“ Turkana男孩”头骨Herergaster。RichardLeakey领导的一个团队迄今在肯尼亚北部西Turkana的Nariokotome出土了原始人骨。 5英尺3的图尔卡纳男孩的骨骼在12岁时死亡,在发现之前就保存在沼泽地中。
原文:1.6Mil BC    Homo erectus found at Kenya’s Lake Turkana (Koobi Fora) was dated to this time by Dr. Francis Brown of the Univ. of Utah using chemical analysis of volcanic ash. Homo ergaster, the “Turkana boy” skull from Nariokotome, Kenya, was discovered in 1984. A team led by Richard Leakey unearthed hominid bones date to this time at Nariokotome in West Turkana, in northern Kenya. The skeleton of the 5-foot-3 Turkana Boy, who died at age 12, was preserved in marshland before its discovery.