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Malaysia

Malaysia First human settlement Stats

Date:

34,000-46,000 BP

Definitions

  • Notes: Description of the first known or suspected human settlement within each geographic location listed. For the date or period of the described settlement, please refer to the according date stat.
  • Place: Location of the first known or suspected human settlement in each country.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Notes A human skull in Sarawak, Borneo, has been dated to ca. 34-46,000 years ago. (Archeologists have claimed a much earlier date for stone tools found in the Mansuli valley, near Lahad Datu in Sabah , but precise dating analysis has not yet been published.) 2014
Place Niah Cave 2014

Citation

"Malaysia First human settlement Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Malaysia/Background/First-human-settlement