Human evolution Africa

Applying Brantingham’s neutral model of stone raw material procurement to the Pinnacle Point Middle Stone Age record, Western Cape, South Africa

S Oestmo, MA Janssen, HC Cawthra – Quaternary Science Reviews, 2019

… For the most part these models focus on the change in raw materials at the onset of MIS 4 across South Africa (Oestmo, 2017) … In the mobility-linked variant the raw material availability covaries with changes in human mobility strategies …

Human Adaptability in the Time of Changing Climate: A Zooarchaeological Analysis at Pinnacle Point Site 5-6, Mossel Bay, South Africa

SM Simeonoff – 2019

… extent environmental changes on the southern coast of South Africa influenced changes in Page 15. 3 … near both terrestrial and coastal resources makes it an ideal site to study human … regularly occupied, is crucial to …

Stable carbon isotope and molar microwear variability of South African australopiths in relation to paleohabitats and taxonomy

FE Grine, J Lee-Thorp, S Blumenthal, M Sponheimer… – Dental Wear in Evolutionary …, 2020

… This work has been supported by the National Science Foundation of the USA, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Leakey Foundation, the National Research Foundation of South Africa, the College of Arts and Sciences …

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