Stone Age Africa

[HTML] New Excavations at Umhlatuzana Rockshelter, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a Stratigraphic and Taphonomic Evaluation

I Sifogeorgaki, V Klinkenberg, I Esteban, M Murungi… – African Archaeological …, 2020

… Abstract. Umhlatuzana rockshelter has an occupation sequence spanning the last 70,000 years. It is one of the few sites with deposits covering the Middle to Later Stone Age transition (~40,000–30,000 years BP) in southern Africa …

Ecometrics and the paleoecological implications of Pleistocene faunas from the western coastal plains of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa

JT Faith, DR Braun, B Davies, LRG DeSantis… – Journal of Quaternary …, 2020

… Figure 1. Map of southern Africa showing the location of the fossil sites (gray circles) and the modern game reserves and national … Middle Stone Age shell middens are found at higher stratigraphic intervals at both sites …

[PDF] … ) cyclostratigraphy for IODP Site U1478 (Mozambique Channel, SW Indian Ocean): Exploring an offshore record of paleoclimate and ecosystem variability in SE Africa

A Koutsodendris, K Nakajima, S Kaboth-Bahr…

… In Light Of the iMpOrtance tO better understand PLiO/ PLeistOcene cLiMate dynaMics in SE Africa, we have generated XRF cOre scanning data frOM IODP Site U1478 that aLLOw us tO recOnstruct the interpLay between fLuviaL runOff and … The resuLting age …

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