a habitation site of the early Paleolithic in the K’uoch’ieht’ang cave, located near the Chouk’outien railroad station, about 45 km from Peking. Remains of Sinanthropus (Peking man) were discovered at the site.

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Homo erectus, penetro hasta el noreste de China, donde han sudo encontrados sus restos fosiles en la colina Huesos de Dragon, Choukoutien, Pekin, y ha recibido el nombre del hombre de Pekin, (Lan Po, 1976, 1981), asi como en las islas del Sureste asiatico, donde sus vestigios ha recibido el nombre de hombre de Java (Swisher, C.
Preliminary report on the Choukoutien fossiliferous deposit.
After extensive study of prehistoric arrowheads, pottery shards, bone fragments, and cave paintings, paleoanthropologists all emphatically agree: Our early ancestors in Swartkrans (Africa) and Choukoutien (China) did not adjust their Cave Program Object Memorandum (CPOM) to establish a multi-year study, costing several thousand she-goats and an equivalent number of hand-crafted stone chopping tools, in order to determine the operational value of fire.
At the Choukoutien cave in China, layers 3 (younger) through 11 (older) contain fossil remains or other evidence of Homo erectus pekinensis including evidence for the use of fire.