Java Man (Homo erectus erectus, formerly also Anthropopithecus erectusPithecanthropus erectus) is an early human fossil discovered in 1891 and 1892 on the island of Java (Dutch East Indies, now part of Indonesia). Estimated to be between 700,000 and 1,000,000 years old, it was, at the time of its discovery, the oldest hominin fossils ever found, and it remains the type specimen for Homo erectus.

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