A researchers’ encounter on African Prehistory
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PW DITCHFIELD, E Whitfield, T Vincent, T Plummer… – Geological Magazine
… Although Oldowan sites are known of from c. 2.6– 1.7 Ma in East, South and North Africa and in Georgia (Plummer, 2004), our understanding of the behavioural complexes leading to site formation remains rudiment- ary at best …
CS Henshilwood, F d’Errico, KL van Niekerk, L Dayet… – Nature, 2018
… Emergence of modern human behavior: Middle Stone Age engravings from South Africa. Science 295, 1278–1280 (2002) … Henshilwood, C., d’Errico, F., Vanhaeren, M., van Niekerk, K. & Jacobs, Z. Middle Stone Age shell beads from South Africa. Science 304, 404 (2004) …
L Le Meillour, A Zazzo, J Lesur, S Cersoy, A Marie… – Palaeogeography …, 2018
… Despite the increasing number of collected information, no study has ever focused on the characterization of Later Stone Age fauna proteins originating from tropical zones in Africa. To our knowledge, only two papers rely on …