NG 6

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The NG 6 upper cranium.

NG 6 is the fossilized upper cranium of the species Homo erectus. It was discovered in Ngandong, Indonesia by C. ter Haar and GHR von Koenigswald in 1931-1933.

Its characteristics include a slightly larger braincase than other erectus samples and a fairly recent age of 50,000 - 27,000 years.

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