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Patterns in the sand: A Pleistocene hominin signature along the South African coastline?<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

CW Helm, HC Cawthra, JC De Vynck, CJ Helm, R Rust\u2026\u00a0– Proceedings of the\u00a0\u2026<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 The Cape south coast of South Africa<\/strong> boasts one of the richest Middle Stone Age (MSA) archaeological records in the world. Here coastal caves and rock shelters contain well-documented archives of early humans, including\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n

Describing a drowned Pleistocene ecosystem: Last Glacial Maximum vegetation reconstruction of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

RM Cowling, AJ Potts, J Franklin, GF Midgley\u2026\u00a0– Quaternary Science\u00a0\u2026,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 pioneering work of Compton (2011), which links PAP vegetation to the incidence of paleoarchives describing the region’s large mammal fauna and evidence of human<\/strong> evolution<\/strong>\u00a0\u2026 Inserts show the location of South Africa<\/strong> (grey)\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n

[HTML]\u00a0Deciphering African late middle Pleistocene hominin diversity and the origin of our species<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

A Mounier, MM Lahr\u00a0– Nature Communications<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 of view: (1) the Multiregional Model of modern human<\/strong> origins implying the <\/span>gradual evolution<\/strong> of global archaic hominin populations towards a modern<\/span> human<\/strong> morphology over the course of the last 2 million years; 9,10 and\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Cortical bone distribution in the femoral neck of Paranthropus robustus<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

M Cazenave, J Braga, A Oettl\u00e9, TR Pickering\u2026\u00a0– Journal of Human Evolution,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 base of neck and at mid-neck have received attention in primate comparative anatomy and paleoanthropology<\/strong>, limited data\u00a0\u2026 organization of the neck of four variably preserved proximal femora from Swartkrans, South Africa<\/strong>\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Pleistocene vertebrate tracksites on the Cape south coast of South Africa and their potential palaeoecological implications<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Charles W. Helm, Hayley C. Cawthra, Richard M. Cowling, … Jan A. Venter. (2019). Quaternary Science Reviews<\/em>, Page 105857, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 7 September 2019.<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Variability in Middle Stone Age symbolic traditions: The marine shell beads from Sibudu Cave, South Africa<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Marian Vanhaeren, Lyn Wadley, Francesco d’Errico. (2019). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports<\/em>, Volume 27, Page 101893.<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Effects of long soil surface residence times on apparent cosmogenic nuclide denudation rates and burial ages in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

TV Makhubela, JD Kramers, D Scherler, H Wittmann\u2026\u00a0– Earth Surface Processes and\u00a0\u2026<\/em><\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 Africa<\/strong> Makhubela TVa*, Kramers JDa, Scherler Dbc, Wittmann Hb, Dirks PHGMde, Winkler SRf\u00a0\u2026 Abstract In situ cosmogenic nuclides are an important tool for quantifying landscape evolution and dating fossil-bearing deposits\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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A 3.8-million-year-old hominin cranium from Woranso-Mille, Ethiopia<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Y Haile-Selassie, SM Melillo, A Vazzana, S Benazzi\u2026\u00a0– Nature,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

Two related studies describe a newly discovered cranium of Australopithecus anamensis, the environment in which this hominin would have lived approximately 3.8 million years ago and how it is related to Australopithecus afarensis.<\/span><\/p>\n

Age and context of mid-Pliocene hominin cranium from Woranso-Mille, Ethiopia<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

BZ Saylor, L Gibert, A Deino, M Alene, NE Levin\u2026\u00a0– Nature,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

Two related studies describe a newly discovered cranium of Australopithecus anamensis, the environment in which this hominin would have lived approximately 3.8 million years ago and how it is related to Australopithecus afarensis.<\/span><\/p>\n

Elusive cranium of early hominin found<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

F Spoor – 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 might instead belong to Kenyanthropus platyops or Australopithecus deyiremeda, other broadly contemporary hominin species from eastern Africa <\/strong>10\u00a0\u2026 This work demonstrates the importance that a single fossil can have in\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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[PDF]\u00a0Landscape perspectives on variability in the Acheulean behavioural system in sub-Saharan Africa: A view from Koobi Fora and Elandsfontein<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

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\u2026 What is clear today is that behaviours that set modern humans apart from the extant African <\/strong>apes emerged before 3 Ma in Africa<\/strong>. Dietary evidence suggests that hominin diet breadth started to change around 3.7 Ma, possibly involving increased meat\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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New fossil sea turtle trackway morphotypes from the Pleistocene of South Africa highlight role of ichnology in turtle paleobiology<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

MG Lockley, HC Cawthra, JC De Vynck, CW Helm\u2026\u00a0– Quaternary Research<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 3364, USA bAfrican Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience, PO Box 77000, Nelson <\/span>Mandela University, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa<\/strong> cMarine Geoscience <\/span>Unit, Council for Geoscience, PO Box 572, Bellville 7535, South Africa<\/strong> dPeace\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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[PDF]\u00a0Newly discovered Middle Pleistocene hominid-bearing deposits from the Lower Awash basin, Ethiopia<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Y SAHLE, D GIUSTI, V TOURLOUKIS\u00a0– Anthropological Science<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 Journal of Human<\/strong> Evolution<\/strong>, 63: 79\u201384. Deino AL, Behrensmeyer AK, Brooks AS, <\/span>Yellen JE, Sharp WD, and Potts R. (2018) Chronology of the Acheulean to Middle <\/span>Stone Age transition in eastern Africa<\/strong>. Science, 360: 95\u201398\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Thermal alterations in experimentally-flaked stone tools from Olduvai Gorge and their relevance for identification of fire in the Early Stone Age<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

C Withnell, I de la Torre\u00a0– Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 As quartzite and lava are more frequently represented in the Early Stone <\/span>Age of East Africa<\/strong> than chert, the possibility of identifying\u00a0\u2026 The experiment <\/span>was conducted using a Lenton electric furnace in the UCL Institute of\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Early Human Occupation at al-Jamrab (White Nile Region, Central Sudan): A Contribution to the Understanding of the MSA of Eastern Africa<\/a> <\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Spinapolice, E.E., Zerboni, A., Meyer, M., Usai, D. (2018). Journal of African Archaeology, <\/em>16(2), pp. 193-209.\u00a0<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Infant funerary behavior and kinship in Pleistocene hunter-gatherers from Morocco<\/a> <\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Humphrey, L., Freyne, A., van de Loosdrecht, M., (…), Barton, N., Bouzouggar, A. (2019). Journal of Human Evolution, <\/em>135, art. no. 102637.\u00a0<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Middle Stone Age foragers resided in high elevations of the glaciated Bale Mountains, Ethiopia<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

G Ossendorf, AR Groos, T Bromm, MG Tekelemariam\u2026\u00a0– Science<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

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The spine of Australopithecus<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

SA Williams, MR Meyer\u00a0– Spinal Evolution<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 The vertebrae discussed in this chapter are from five sites in East and South Africa<\/strong>: Aramis, Asa Issie, and Hadar from the Afar Depression of Ethiopia and Sterkfontein and Malapa in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa<\/strong>. Keywords\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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[PDF]\u00a0The use of stone during the Middle Stone Age at Magubike Rockshelter, Tanzania: an examination of economy and function<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

J Werner – 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 Northern Africa<\/strong> assemblages, conversely, frequently rely on the European <\/span>Paleolithic framework (although many scholars of northern Africa<\/strong> are now <\/span>adopting the African<\/strong> Stone Age system to reflect the similarities in material\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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The skull of StW 573, a 3.67 Ma Australopithecus prometheus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

RJ Clarke, K Kuman\u00a0– Journal of Human Evolution<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 The skull of StW 573, a 3.67 Ma Australopithecus prometheus skeleton from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa<\/strong>. Author links open overlay panelRonald J.Clarke a KathleenKuman b. Show more\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Extreme hydroclimate response gradients within the western Cape Floristic region of South Africa since the Last Glacial Maximum<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

BM Chase, A Boom, AS Carr, M Chevalier, LJ Quick\u2026\u00a0– Quaternary Science\u00a0\u2026,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 Extreme hydroclimate response gradients within the western Cape Floristic region of South Africa<\/strong> since the Last Glacial Maximum\u00a0\u2026 Keywords. Palaeoclimate. Climate dynamics. South Africa<\/strong>. Cape Floristic region\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n

The chronological, sedimentary and environmental context for the archaeological deposits at Blombos Cave, South Africa<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Z Jacobs, BG Jones, HC Cawthra, CS Henshilwood\u2026\u00a0– Quaternary Science\u00a0\u2026<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 Quaternary Science Reviews. The chronological, sedimentary and environmental context for the archaeological deposits at Blombos Cave, South Africa<\/strong>\u00a0\u2026 Highlights. \u2022 We report new single-grain OSL ages for MSA layers at Blombos Cave, South Africa<\/strong>. \u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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\u03b413C records from fish fossils as paleo-indicators of ecosystem response to lake levels in the Plio-Pleistocene lakes of Tugen Hills, Kenya<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Anne L. Billingsley, Peter Reinthal, David L. Dettman, … Andrew S. Cohen. (2019). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology<\/em>, Page 109320, In Press, Journal Pre-proof, Available online 16 August 2019.<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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The foraging potential of the Holocene Cape south coast of South Africa without the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Colin D. Wren, Susan Botha, Jan De Vynck, … Curtis W. Marean. (2019). Quaternary Science Reviews,<\/em> Page 105789, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 19 August 2019.<\/span><\/p>\n

Integrating palaeocaves into palaeolandscapes: An analysis of cave levels and karstification history across the Gauteng Malmani dolomite, South Africa<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Andy I. R. Herries, Justin W. Adams, Renaud Joannes-Boyau, … Douglass S. Rovinsky. (2019). Quaternary Science Reviews,<\/em> Volume 220, Pages 310-334.<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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[PDF]\u00a0Aerial map demonstrates erosional patterns and changing topography at Isimila, Tanzania<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

K Bergstrom, AB Lawrence, AJ Pelissero, LJ Hammond\u2026\u00a0– South African Journal of\u00a0\u2026<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 https:\/\/doi.org\/10.1016\/0033-5894(74)90021-0<\/a> 6. Bishop WW. The Later Tertiary and Pleistocene in Eastern Equatorial Africa<\/strong>. In: Howell FC, Bourli\u00e9re F, editors. African ecology and human<\/strong> evolution<\/strong>. Chicago, IL: Aldine Publishing Company; 1963. p. 246\u2013275\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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What comes after the Developed Oldowan B debate? Techno-economic data from SHK main site (Middle Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania)<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

P S\u00e1nchez-Yustos, F Diez-Mart\u00edn, I D\u00edaz, C Fraile\u2026\u00a0– Quaternary <\/strong>International<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Elsevier. Quaternary <\/strong>International\u00a0\u2026 Quaternary<\/strong> International. What comes after the Developed Oldowan B debate? Techno-economic data from SHK main site (Middle Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania)\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n

Late Middle Stone Age Behavior and Environments at Chaminade I (Karonga, Malawi)<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

S Nightingale, F Schilt, JC Thompson, DK Wright\u2026\u00a0– Journal of Paleolithic\u00a0\u2026,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 minimally reduced cores typify an unelaborated lithic assemblage, in which <\/span>raw material choice is driven by toolstone clast size and shape rather than <\/span>preferential use or treatment of specific materials, as found in MSA\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n

Human occupation and environmental change in the western Maghreb during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) and the Late Glacial. New evidence from the\u00a0\u2026<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

A Pot\u00ec, M Kehl, M Broich, YC Marco, R Hutterer\u2026\u00a0– Quaternary <\/strong>Science\u00a0\u2026<\/em>, 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

\u2026 the Greenland Interstadial (GI) 1 (around 16-15 ka cal BP), the amount of <\/span>data increases throughout northwest Africa<\/strong> (Linst\u00e4dter et\u00a0\u2026 the region is <\/span>dominated by Jurassic and Cretaceous carbonate rocks (mainly limestone\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Victoria cabrera site: A middle stone age site at Olduvai gorge, Tanzania<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Jos\u00e9-Manuel Ma\u00edllo-Fern\u00e1ndez, Juan Mar\u00edn, Irene Solano-Meg\u00edas, … Audax Mabulla. (2019). Quaternary International<\/em>, In Press, Journal Pre-proof, Available online 29 July 2019.<\/span><\/p>\n

230Th\/U burial dating of ostrich eggshell<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

Warren D. Sharp, Christian A. Tryon, Elizabeth M. Niespolo, … J. Tyler Faith. (2019). Quaternary Science Reviews,<\/em> Volume 219, Pages 263-276.<\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t

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Was yellow lead chromate pigment used during Middle Stone Age at Sibudu rock shelter (South Africa)?<\/a><\/span><\/strong><\/span><\/p>\n

M Wojcieszak, L Wadley, L Prinsloo\u00a0– Journal of Raman Spectroscopy,<\/em> 2019<\/span><\/p>\n

A recent study using the combination of optical microscopy and Raman spectroscopy\u00a0 <\/span>revealed the presence of bright yellow residues of lead (II) chromate associated with\u00a0 <\/span>grinding striations on a 58,000\u2010year\u2010old grindstone excavated at Sibudu rock shelter\u00a0\u2026<\/span><\/span><\/p>\n<\/div>\r\n <\/div>\r\n\t\t