Liang Bua cave exploration

Liang Bua cave exploration

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Credit: CHRISTELLE ORLUC/LOOK AT SCIENCES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Liang Bua cave exploration. Fragments of bone and flint found in earth from the Liang Bua Cave, Flores island, Indonesia, during archaeological excavations. This cave is the site of a discovery in 2003 of a potentially new species of human, named Homo floresiensis. The earth was washed and sieved to extract any fragments like this. Photographed in August 2007.

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