DOI Number :
Hits : 5

On the Stratigraphic Positionof Pithecantropus Mandible- C.

S.Sartono,

Data & Software Engineering Research Group
STEI-ITB, Jl. Ganeca No.10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia


Abstract.

Up to now almost all of Java’s Early as well as  Middle Pliestocene hominids are surface finds. As a result, the relative age of determinations of these specimens are matters of speculations.

Pithecantropus C is also a surface find and obtained from the surface of the Lower Pleistocene Putjangan beds from the Sangiran area (Central Java, Indonesia). Within the encrusting matrix of the Pithecantropus mandible have been collected a fauna of smaller foraminifera. Based on comparison of this faunal assemblage with the faunal associations of small foraminifera from the Putjangan beds, the stratigraphic position of the mandible can be established and in this way its relative age is supposed to be Late Lower Pleistocene.



Keywords:

Download Article
 
Bahasa Indonesia | English
 
 
 

Notification:

Begin on 10 October 2014 this website is no longer activated for article process in Journal of Mathematical and Fundamental Sciences, Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences, Journal of ICT Research and Applications and Journal of Visual Art and Design. The next process will be proceeded under new website at http://journals.itb.ac.id.

For detail information please contact us to: journal@lppm.itb.ac.id.

 
       
       
       ITB Journal Visitor Number #12312238       
       Jl. Tamansari 64, Bandung 40116, Indonesia Visitor IP Address #       
       Tel : +62-22-250 1759 ext. 121 © 2011 Institut Teknologi Bandung       
       Fax : +62-22-250 4010, +62-22-251 1215 XHTML + CSS + RSS       
       E-mail : journal@lppm.itb.ac.id or proceedings@lppm.itb.ac.id Developed by AVE