palinspastic image of Peking man Peking Man Site is located in Zhoukoudian of Fangshan District in Beijing. It has the most systematic, valuable and abundant materials of the early Paleolithic period all over the world. From 1921 to 1927, archeologists found three fossil hominid teeth around the cave of Peking Man. In 1929, they also found a fossil crania of Peking Man as well as manufacturing tools and relics for firing. Hence, it became the world-shaking discovery at that time.

In 1930, archeologists also discovered the cultural relics and fossils of Upper Cave Man at Peking Man Site who lived there 20,000 years ago. Subsequently, due to the wars and destabilization of the world, the fossil samples of Peking Man and Upper Cave Man were lost. So far, they are still under search. This event became the world brainteaser of the 20 century in archeological history.

The discovery of Peking Man provides sufficient and advantageous evidence for human evolutionism. The discovery and research of Peking Man and the culture concerned dissolved the debate on the topic whether the erecting man is ape or human. In fact, erecting man lived in the earliest period of human history. It is the important tache in the transformation from ape to man. Peking Man has the typical standard in appearance and expression as erecting man Their handling and operation on fire thoroughly show their features as a man. The cultural relics and fossil of Upper Cave Man totally show the extension and development of Peking Man. The discovery of Peking Man lay a stable foundation on ancient-man and culture research.

The comment from World Heritage List on Peking Man Site is like this: It offers a unique and special evidence for the past civilization or cultural tradition.
 
 
 

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