Page 172 Homo Pekinensis

Except for that massively protruding brow, this guy could be a modern man.  But he lived about six to four hundred thousand years ago in China.  The skull and teeth record for the Homo pekinensis is considerable-32-40 complete individuals- but we know much less about their the rest of the skeleton.  He is a sub-species of Homo erectus. 

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Images from The Last Human: A Guide to Twenty-Two Species of Extinct Humans, published by Yale University Press. Photographs copyright c 2007 by Viktor Deak. Photographs reproduced with permission of Viktor Deak and Yale University Press.  

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