About the Authors

Darren Curnoe, Gerasimos Cassis, Stephen Wroe, William C. H. Parr, Natalie Rogers
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Ji Xueping
Yunnan Institute of Cultural Relics and Archeology, Kunming, Yunnan, China

Ji Xueping
Archeology Research Center, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, China

Andy I. R. Herries
Archaeomagnetism Laboratory, Archaeology Program, School of Historical and European Studies, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Bai Kanning, Zhu Yunsheng
Honghe Prefectural Institute of Cultural Relics, Mengzi, Yunnan, China

Paul S. C. Taçon
Place, Evolution and Rock Art Heritage Unit, School of Humanities, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Southport, Queensland, Australia

Bao Zhende, Luo Yun
Mengzi Institute of Cultural Relics, Mengzi, Yunnan, China

David Fink
Institute for Environmental Research, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, Australia

John Hellstrom
School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Su Bing, Hong Shi
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology and Kunming Primate Research Centre, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China

Huang Shengmin
Youjiang Nationalities Museum, Baise, Guangxi, China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DC JX AH BK PT BZ DF ZY JH LY GC SB SW HS WP HS NR. Performed the experiments: DC JX AH BK PT BZ DF ZY JH LY GC SB SW HS WP HS NR. Analyzed the data: DC JX AH BK PT BZ DF ZY JH LY GC SB SW HS WP HS NR. Wrote the paper: DC JX AH BK PT BZ DF ZY JH LY GC SB SW HS WP HS NR.