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~99 years old          
Locality: Piltdown, Sussex, England, Great Britain

(age between 0.0000991 Ma and 0.000099 Ma based on the fact that the specimens are a modern orangutan and a modern human)
~275 years old          
Locality: Ordos, Salawusu, Xarusgol (originally called Sjara-osso-gol and also Salawusu) River, Uxin Qi (Dabqig) County, Inner Mongolia, Mongolia

(age between 0.0003 Ma and 0.00025 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~6,050 years old          
Locality: Wuyang Jiahu, Henan Province, China

(age between 0.0061 Ma and 0.006 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~7,700 years old          
Locality: Wonderwerk Cave; Major Unit 1 (Exc. 1 1-4d; Exc. 1 1; Exc. 3 1; Exc 5. 1), Kuruman Hills, situated between Danielskuil and Kuruman in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

(age between 0.0125 Ma and 0.0029 Ma based on Radiocarbon and U-series)
~17,750 years old          
Locality: Lukenya Hill GvJm-16; GvJm-22; GvJm-46, Machakos area ~ 30 km southeast of Nairobi., Kenya

(age between 0.0185 Ma and 0.017 Ma based on "C14 dating of collagen in bones of associated fauna. Al: c. 17,800 BP(5-UCLA-LJ) on basis of amino acid (aspartic acid) dating of hominid parietal. R.Protsch 1975: 315. R.M.Gramly and G.P.Rightmire 1973.M:Lukenya Hill 1. adult male?: frontale, lt parietale."Akazawa Takeru 2007 Catalog of Fossil Hominids)
~26,500 years old          
Locality: Cova Gran Upper Paleolithic levels, south-eastern Pyrenees in Catalonia, Spain

(age between 0.032 Ma and 0.021 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~27,500 years old          
Locality: Cro-Magnon, Dordogne, France

(age between 0.028 Ma and 0.027 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~28,500 years old          
Locality: Mladec, (Mladeç), Moravia, Czech Republic

(age between 0.031 Ma and 0.026 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~28,500 years old          
Locality: Gorhams Cave Mousterian, Level IV, southern face of Rock, Gibralter

(age between 0.033 Ma and 0.024 Ma based on radiocarbon on charcoal)
~31,500 years old          
Locality: Zafarraya Cave I [3-7], Sierra de Alhama, Spain

(age between 0.033 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~32,500 years old          
Locality: Vindija Cave G1, Silvarsko, Croatia

(age between 0.033 Ma and 0.032 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~33,555 years old          
Locality: Fontechevade, Charente, France

(age between 0.034130 Ma and 0.032980 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~35,000 years old          
Locality: Engis, Awirs Cave (Awir Cave, Avir Cave, Avirs Cave), Liège, Belguim, Belguim

(age between 0.04 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on Biochronology)
~35,000 years old          
Locality: Grimaldi, (Balzi Rossi: Grotta del Conte Costantini, Grotta dei Fanciulli, Grotta dei Fanciulli, Grotta di Florestano, Riparo Mochi shelter Mochi, Grotta del Caviglione, Cave of Caviglione, Barma Grande, Barma Grande, Grotta del Principe, Grotta del Principe), Liguria , Italy

(age between 0.04 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~35,000 years old          
Locality: Cova Gran Mousterian levels, south-eastern Pyrenees in Catalonia , Spain

(age between 0.038 Ma and 0.032 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~36,000 years old          
Locality: Spy, Jemeppe-sur-Sambre, Province of Namur, Belgium

(age between 0.036 Ma and 0.036 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~36,000 years old          
Locality: Saint-Cesaire, (Saint Césaire) Dordogne Valley, France

(age between 0.036 Ma and 0.036 Ma based on TL)
~40,000 years old          
Locality: Feldhofer Cave, Neander Valley, Germany

(age between 0.04 Ma and 0.04 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~40,000 years old          
Locality: Mungo, Lake Mungo, Australia

(age between 0.042 Ma and 0.038 Ma based on )
~40,000 years old          
Locality: Forbes Quarry, north face of Rock, Gibralter

(age between 0.06 Ma and 0.02 Ma based on rough stratigraphic relationship to dated Vanguard and Gorham caves, also on Gibralter)
~40,000 years old          
Locality: Devil's Tower, north face of Rock, Gibralter

(age between 0.06 Ma and 0.02 Ma based on rough stratigraphic relationship to dated Vanguard and Gorham caves, also on Gibralter)
~40,000 years old          
Locality: Peştera cu Oase or Pestera cu Oase, (Pestera cu Oase), southwestern Carpathian Mountains, Romania

(age between 0.041 Ma and 0.039 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~40,500 years old          
Locality: Zhoukoudian Tianyuan, Zhoukoudian, China

(age between 0.042 Ma and 0.039 Ma based on accelerator mass spectrometry radiocarbon on human remains)
~40,500 years old          
Locality: Okladnikov Cave, Altai Mountains, Russia

(age between 0.048 Ma and 0.033 Ma based on Radiocarbon and U series)
~40,500 years old          
Locality: Denisova Cave, Altai Mountains, southern Siberia, Russia

(age between 0.046 Ma and 0.035 Ma based on )
~41,000 years old          
Locality: Laibin, Guangxi, China

(age between 0.044 Ma and 0.038 Ma based on U-series)
~41,000 years old          
Locality: Lakonis, Mani, southern Peloponnese, Greece

(age between 0.044 Ma and 0.038 Ma based on C14)
~43,200 years old          
Locality: Baigara, West Siberian Plain, Russia

(age between 0.0434 Ma and 0.043 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~43,500 years old          
Locality: Grotta di Fumane, Fumane Cave, Lessini Hills, north of Verona, Italy

(age between 0.0448 Ma and 0.0422 Ma based on Radiocarbon, ESR)
~43,621 years old          
Locality: El Sidron, Galería del Osario, El Sidrón Cave, Asturias, Spain

(age between 0.045288 Ma and 0.041953 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~44,250 years old          
Locality: Les Rochers-de-Villeneuve, Lussac-les-Ch?teaux, Vienne, France

(age between 0.045 Ma and 0.0435 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~45,000 years old          
Locality: Tabun, Mount Carmel, Israel

(age between 0.05 Ma and 0.04 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~45,000 years old          
Locality: Kebara, Mount Carmel, Israel

(age between 0.049 Ma and 0.041 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~45,000 years old          
Locality: Banyolas or Banyoles, (Banyoles), Catalunya, Spain

(age between 0.049 Ma and 0.041 Ma based on U-series)
~49,000 years old          
Locality: Shanidar, Kurdistan, Iraq

(age between 0.051 Ma and 0.047 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~49,500 years old          
Locality: Mugharet el Aliya or Caves of Hercules, Cap Ashakar, Morocco

(age between 0.06 Ma and 0.039 Ma based on ESR, Biochron)
~50,000 years old          
Locality: La Ferrassie, Dordogne Valley, France

(age between 0.07 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on various methods)
~50,000 years old          
Locality: Le Moustier, Dordogne Valley, France

(age between 0.07 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on )
~50,000 years old          
Locality: La Chapelle-aux-saints, Dordogne Valley, France

(age between 0.07 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on )
~50,000 years old          
Locality: La Quina, Dordogne Valley, France

(age between 0.07 Ma and 0.03 Ma based on )
~50,000 years old          
Locality: La Naulette, Furfooz, Belgium

(age between 0.08 Ma and 0.02 Ma based on Faunal and lithological correlation to the last ice age (Pleniglacial))
~50,000 years old          
Locality: Monti Lessini, , Italy

(age between 0.051 Ma and 0.049 Ma based on unspecified)
~50,000 years old          
Locality: Kanam, Kavirondo Gulf, Lake Victorie, Kenya

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0 Ma based on )
~50,500 years old          
Locality: Taramsan, Nile Valley, Egypt

(age between 0.051 Ma and 0.05 Ma based on )
~50,900 years old          
Locality: Vanguard Cave units, southern face of Rock, Gibralter

(age between 0.06 Ma and 0.0418 Ma based on radiocarbon)
~52,500 years old          
Locality: Mezmaiskaya3d, northwest Caucasus mountains, Russia

(age between 0.070 Ma and 0.035 Ma based on )
~54,500 years old          
Locality: Tam Pa Ling, (TPL) Cave of Monkeys, Pa Hang Mountain, Huà Pan Province, Laos

(age between 0.063 Ma and 0.046 Ma based on C14, OSL, TL)
~55,000 years old          
Locality: Loyangalani (Tanzania), east of Lake Victoria, Tanzania

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0.01 Ma based on unspecified)
~55,000 years old          
Locality: Abric Romani Mousterian, Capellades, Spain

(age between 0.070 Ma and 0.040 Ma based on U/Th)
~56,000 years old          
Locality: Salzgitter Lebenstedt, southeast Lower Saxony, Germany

(age between 0.058 Ma and 0.054 Ma based on c14 and OIS correlation)
~56,500 years old          
Locality: Liang Bua cave, Flores, Indonesia

(age between 0.095 Ma and 0.018 Ma based on Radiocarbon, infrared stimulated luminescence (IRSL), TL, ESR U-series)
~60,000 years old          
Locality: Amud, Wadi Amud, Hokuk, near Sea of Galili, Israel

(age between 0.07 Ma and 0.05 Ma based on TL)
~62,500 years old          
Locality: Dederiyeh Cave, الباسوطة , Syria

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0.025 Ma based on )
~62,500 years old          
Locality: Klasies River Mouth HP deposits, HP deposits, South Africa

(age between 0.065 Ma and 0.06 Ma based on ESR, TL, ESL)
~62,500 years old          
Locality: Zeeland Ridges, North Sea, Netherlands

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0.025 Ma based on unspecified)
~66,250 years old          
Locality: Huanglong Cave, Hubei Province, China

(age between 0.105 Ma and 0.0275 Ma based on ESR, U-Series)
~67,500 years old          
Locality: Teshik-Tash, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

(age between 0.125 Ma and 0.01 Ma based on unspecified)
~67,500 years old          
Locality: Abu Hugar, , Sudan

(age between 0.125 Ma and 0.01 Ma based on Late Pleistocene based on fauna. Very imprecise.)
~70,000 years old          
Locality: Sibudu Cave Howiesons Poort layers, Sibudu Cave, South Africa

(age between 0.08 Ma and 0.06 Ma based on )
~70,000 years old          
Locality: Obi-Rakhmat Grotto, near Tashkent, Uzbekistan

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0.04 Ma based on Various including U series)
~70,250 years old          
Locality: Porc Epic, near Dire Dawa, Chercher Highlands, Harar Plateau, Ethiopia

(age between 0.080 Ma and 0.0605 Ma based on Obsidian hydration)
~73,000 years old          
Locality: Blombos M1 level, M1 level, South Africa

(age between 0.076 Ma and 0.07 Ma based on Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL))
~74,000 years old          
Locality: Jwalapuram, Jwalapuram Locality 3, volcanic ash quarry, Jwalapuram village area, south of Jurreru River, Jurreru Valley, , India

(age between 0.0741 Ma and 0.0739 Ma based on Youngest Toba Tuff (YTT) well dated at 74 ka)
~75,000 years old          
Locality: Kalambo Falls Sangoan unit, Sangoan unit, Zambia, Tanzania

(age between 0.085 Ma and 0.065 Ma based on U-series)
~82,000 years old          
Locality: Blombos M2 level, M2 level, South Africa

(age between 0.09 Ma and 0.074 Ma based on Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL))
~87,050 years old          
Locality: Krapina, Krapina Village, Croatia

(age between 0.0871 Ma and 0.087 Ma based on 230Th/U date and ESR on teeth\n)
~90,000 years old          
Locality: Bir Sahara, Sahara, Egypt

(age between 0.11 Ma and 0.07 Ma based on TL and optical dates)
~95,000 years old          
Locality: Qafzeh, Southeastern Nazareth, Israel

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0.09 Ma based on TL)
~99,000 years old          
Locality: Blombos M3 level, M3 level, South Africa

(age between 0.104 Ma and 0.094 Ma based on Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL))
~100,000 years old          
Locality: Adrar Bous, Tenere Desert, Niger

(age between 0.15 Ma and 0.05 Ma based on Guess based on dated sites that seem to have occurred in the same period of lake formation in the area. H. Gilbert reduced the upper (younger) age by another 25,000 years because the estimate was very crude, and possibly an overestimate.)
~103,500 years old          
Locality: Liujiang, Guangxi, China

(age between 0.139 Ma and 0.068 Ma based on U-series (stratigraphy is contested. see: Brown, P. (2001)))
~105,000 years old          
Locality: Eliye Springs, West Turkana, Kenya, Kenya

(age between 0.2 Ma and 0.01 Ma based on unclear based on morphology of cranium.)
~106,000 years old          
Locality: Moula Guecy, Rhône river valley, France

(age between 0.140 Ma and 0.072 Ma based on Thermoluminescence and biostratigraphy)
~110,000 years old          
Locality: Scladina, Grotte Scladina, Parc National de Furfooz, Meuse Basin, Belgium

(age between 0.160 Ma and 0.060 Ma based on 230Th/U data correlated to the marine oxygen isotopic record and magnetic susceptibility (MS) )
~110,000 years old          
Locality: Bir Tarfawi, Sahara, Egypt

(age between 0.14 Ma and 0.08 Ma based on TL and optical dates)
~112,500 years old          
Locality: Jebel Faya, ~55 km from both the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf and directly south of the Straits of Hormuz; جبل الفاية , United Arab Emirates

(age between 0.143 Ma and 0.082 Ma based on OSL)
~115,000 years old          
Locality: Dar-es-Soltane, Maghreb region, Morocco

(age between 0.15 Ma and 0.08 Ma based on OSL)
~115,500 years old          
Locality: Border Cave, Lebombo Mountains, South Africa

(age between 0.17 Ma and 0.061 Ma based on ESR, but some proveniece problems)
~120,000 years old          
Locality: Haua Fteah, (Great Cave), Libya

(age between 0.15 Ma and 0.090 Ma based on TL, OSL, MSA artifacts)
~127,500 years old          
Locality: Stajnia Cave, Grzeda Mirowska, North of the Carpathian Mountains, southern Poland, Poland

(age between 0.175 Ma and 0.08 Ma based on biochronological correlation with OIS 5 or late OIS 6)
~142,500 years old          
Locality: Narmada, Boulder Conglomerate (Surajkund Formation), Hathnora, Narmada Basin, India

(age between 0.236 Ma and 0.049 Ma based on ESR, U-series, and significant guesswork)
~143,500 years old          
Locality: Einhornhohle, (Unicorn Cave), Scharzfeld, Germany

(age between 0.192 Ma and 0.095 Ma based on 230Th/U)
~160,500 years old          
Locality: Wonderwerk Cave; Major Unit 2 (Exc. 2 2a 2b; Exc. 3 2 & 3; Exc. 5 2; Exc 6. 3UP; Exc. 7 Spits), Kuruman Hills, situated between Danielskuil and Kuruman in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

(age between 0.234 Ma and 0.087 Ma based on U-series)
~220,500 years old          
Locality: Sambungmachan, Java, Indonesia

(age between 0.401 Ma and 0.04 Ma based on ESR, U-series)
~225,000 years old          
Locality: Cave of Hearths Bed 6-9, Makapansgat, northern Transvaal, South Africa

(age between 0.400 Ma and 0.050 Ma based on Inferred from surrounding dated units)
~225,000 years old          
Locality: Cave of Hearths Bed 5, Makapansgat, northern Transvaal, South Africa

(age between 0.400 Ma and 0.050 Ma based on Inferred from surrounding dated units)
~225,000 years old          
Locality: Cave of Hearths Bed 4, Makapansgat, northern Transvaal, South Africa

(age between 0.400 Ma and 0.050 Ma based on Inferred from surrounding dated units)
~244,000 years old          
Locality: Lake Eyasi, Gregory Rift, Tanzania

(age between 0.4 Ma and 0.088 Ma based on ESR, U-series)
~300,000 years old          
Locality: Ngandong, Java, Indonesia

(age between 0.550 Ma and 0.050 Ma based on Biochron, argon argon, and hope)
~395,000 years old          
Locality: Jebel Barakah, coastline between Jebel Dhannah and the Qatar peninsula, Abu Dhabi

(age between 0.780 Ma and 0.010 Ma based on stratigraphic position and geomorphology)
~750,000 years old          
Locality: Mount Pua (Mt. Pua), Central Dishon Valley, Upper Galilee, Israel

(age between 1.5 Ma and 0 Ma based on nothing)
~750,050 years old          
Locality: Attirampakkam, Tamil Nadu, India

(age between 1.5 Ma and 0.0001 Ma based on archaeology)

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