Relics of Peking Man


    ACCORDING to a New York correspondent of The Times, American agents have recovered from the Imperial University, Tokyo, crude tools, a carved tooth, jewellery and other objects looted by Japanese men of science from the cave at Choukoutien, in China, of the Peking man (Sinanthropus pekinensis). They will be returned to the National Geological Survey of China. Letters seized with the relics disclosed that the Japanese were never able to discover in a three-year search where the Chinese had hidden the skeleton remains of Sinanthropus pekinensis.

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    Relics of Peking Man. Nature 156, 625 (1945).

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