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Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

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Tinuku Travel ~ Museum Sangiran is a archeology and geology museum in Kalijambe, Sragen, Central Java, and adjacent to the area of Sangiran fossils ancient sites as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sangiran site has an area of 56 square kilometers covering districts Gemolong, Kalijambe, Plupuh and Gondangrejo.

Sangiran museum to store and care for the collection of archaeological findings from the Dome area of Sangiran which is part of Solo depression at the foot of Mount Lawu. Sangiran Museum and anthropological sites is important arena of research on the life of prehistoric world.

In the area of Sangiran site also contained traces of 2 million-year-old up to 200,000 years old and still has a relatively well-preserved until now. Experts can assemble a history that occurred in Sangiran sequentially.

Tinuku Travel Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Tinuku.com Travel Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Travel.Tinuku.com Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Tinuku Travel Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Inside the museum, visitors watch the audiovisual giving various explanations about the discovery process in Sangiran archaeological sites, the process of human evolution, the universe and the cluster of volcanoes that are all related to the emergence of early humans.

Eugene Dubois in 1893 to do research first in Sangiran. Museum and the site provides complete information about the pattern of early human life in Java which accounts for the development of science such as anthropology, archeology, geology and paleoanthropology.

Sangiran archaeological site is located on the banks of the Cemoro river and empties into the Bengawan Solo river. German archaeologist Professor Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald was the first researcher who discovered the fossilized lower jaw of Pithecanthropus erectus or Java Man in site.

Sangiran is a hilly area that is barren when Koenigswald came in 1934 and found a number of tools and flakes of rock jaspis chalcedony. Total thousands of fragments until she called "Sangiran Flakes Industry".

Then the other important discovery is the lower jaw or mandible of Meganthropus paleojavanicus fossils. His inventions have attracted other researchers to discover traces of ancient life in the hills Sangiran.

Other researchers Teuku Jacob and S. Sartono begin excavation on knowing the 1960s. Sangiran about 65% of fossil humans in Indonesia and the figure is 50% of the population of the taxon Homo erectus around the world, so Sangiran site is the most comprehensive in the world.

Sangiran soil is open layer naturally very allows the researchers conducted in-depth study, the dome traversed Cemoro river and naturally eroded, subsoil around 2 million years old and up to 200 thousand years ago to be open and visible.

Subsoil of the end Pliocene until the middle Pleistocene can open a variety of information about past lives are recorded in the geologic strata, rocks, fossils of living creatures and the tools was used at that time.

Sangiran also save thousands of fossilized life seabed which is evidence that the seabed is a stretch sangiran experiencing natural processes millions of years to become a land as it is now. UNESCO in 1996 set sangiran a World Heritage Site.

Museum also exhibits other fossils such as Pithecanthropos mojokertensis (Pithecanthropus robustus), Meganthropus palaeojavnicus, Homo soloensis, Homo neanderthalensis Europe, Homo neandethalensis Asia and Homo sapiens. All in the form of replicas, while the original fossils stored in the Laboratory of Paleoanthropology at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta.

Tinuku.com Travel Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Travel.Tinuku.com Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Tinuku Travel Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

Tinuku.com Travel Sangiran Museum and paleo sites displaying early human Pithecanthropus erectus and variety ancient life

The fossils of ancient animals, among others Elephas namadicus (elephant), Stegodon trigonocephacus (elephant), Mastodon sp (elephant), Bubalus palaeokarabau (buffalo), Felis palaeojavanica (tiger), Sus sp (pork), Rhinocerus sondaicus (rhino), Boviade (cow), Cervus sp (deer) and Hippopotamus sp (hippopotamus).

Location: Kalijambe, Sragen, Central Java.

Activity: Explore anthropology, paleoanthropology, archeology and geology. Hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, restaurants and hotels.

Reach access: 75 km from Yogyakarta city, 78 km from Wonosari city.

Official site: http://sangiranmuseum.com/en/

Contact: Balai Pelestarian Situs Manusia Purba Sangiran
Jl. Sangiran Km 4, Krikilan, Kalijamber, Sragen, Jawa Tengah, postal code 57275.

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