Sites & cities that bear the name of Trinil


Today in : Indonesia
First trace of activity : ca. 540,000 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 430,000 B.C.E

Description : Trinil is a palaeoanthropological site on the banks of the Bengawan Solo River in Ngawi Regency, East Java Province, Indonesia. It was at this site in 1891 that the Dutch anatomist Eugène Dubois discovered the first early hominin remains to be found outside of Europe: the famous "Java Man" (Homo erectus erectus) specimen.

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