Cultural History of PaleoAsia

Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,
a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project

The prehistoric expedition to Mongolia

A01 Archaeology

Research Period: 2005~2012
Director: Tsurumaru Toshiaki (Jun Takakura)
Institution: Institute of History, Mongolian Academy of Sciences & Sapporo Gakuin University, Japan
Region: Bulgan, Mongolia

This project aims to research the emergence of modern humans in North Asia. To adress this issue, the project team conducted general survey of the archaeological sites in northern Mongolia. Excavations thus far conducted at the Initial Upper paleolithic occupation at the Bayan-gol 1 site in the Egu River valley.