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The Tabon Caves are a set of caves in Palawan, Philippines. Palawan is an island province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region. ...


They are famous for the found skull cap remains of the Tabon Man, which are 22,000 years old. They were discovered in the cave by Dr. Robert Fox and his team from the National Museum. The cave is said to be half a million years old, and has been inhabited for almost 50,000 years. The Tabon cave in Palawan was a burial site of homo sapiens. ... The National Museum of the Philippines is the official repository established in 1901 as a natural history and ethnography museum of the Philippines. ...


The Tabon cave complex consists of 29 explored caves, but there are 200 caves known on Lipuun Point. They are maintained and managed by the National Museum. One of the caves is open to the public. The National Museum of the Philippines is the official repository established in 1901 as a natural history and ethnography museum of the Philippines. ...


 
 

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