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A marine isotope stage 11 coastal Acheulian workshop with associated wood at Amanzi Springs Area 1, South Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS ONE. 10/20/2022, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1-53. 53p.

Abstract: Amanzi Springs is a series of inactive thermal springs located near Kariega in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Excavations in the 1960s exposed rare, stratified Acheulian-bearing deposits that were not further investigated over the next 50 years. Rea...

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Characterising the pigment on a Mesolithic cranium from Corsica using ion beam analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B. Oct2022, Vol. 529, p24-28. 5p.

Abstract: Characterising thin mineral layers on heterogeneous media is a significant challenge in archaeometry. Nevertheless, obtaining such geochemical and mineralogical data can, in many cases, provide valuable information about the original raw-material procu...

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Archaeological adhesives made from Podocarpus document innovative potential in the African Middle Stone Age.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 10/4/2022, Vol. 119 Issue 40, p1-9. 9p.

Abstract: Studying the earliest archaeological adhesives has implications for our understanding of human cognition. In southern Africa, the oldest adhesives were made by Homo sapiens in the Middle Stone Age. Chemical studies have shown that these adhesives were ...

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Technological and functional analysis of 80–60 ka bone wedges from Sibudu (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Scientific Reports. 9/29/2022, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1-16. 16p.

Abstract: Fully shaped, morphologically standardized bone tools are generally considered reliable indicators of the emergence of modern behavior. We report the discovery of 23 double-beveled bone tools from ~ 80,000–60,000-year-old archaeological layers at Sibud...

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Preservation of microscopic fur, feather, and bast fibers in the Mesolithic ochre grave of Majoonsuo, Eastern Finland.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS ONE. 9/27/2022, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1-22. 22p.

Abstract: The study of animal and plant fibers related to grave furnishing, garments, and grave goods in thousands-of-year-old burials provides new insights into these funerary practices. Their preservation presupposes favorable conditions, where bacterial and f...

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The faunal assemblage in the Mesolithic to the Chalcolithic/Bronze Age levels at Lumentxa (Lekeitio, Bizkaia, northern Iberian Peninsula).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Historical Biology. Sep2022, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1863-1876. 14p.

Abstract: A systematic study of vertebrate remains from Mesolithic to Chalcolithic/Bronze Age levels in Lumentxa Cave has examined a total of 12,390 remains belonging to large mammals, small mammals, amphibians and reptiles, which have been identified at genus/s...

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Mummification in the Mesolithic: New Approaches to Old Photo Documentation Reveal Previously Unknown Mortuary Practices in the Sado Valley, Portugal.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): European Journal of Archaeology. Aug2022, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p309-330. 22p.

Abstract: Recently rediscovered photographs of the remains of thirteen individuals buried in the Sado Valley Mesolithic shell middens of Poças de S. Bento and Arapouco, excavated in 1960 and 1962, show the potential of revisiting excavation archives with new met...

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Microlithic variation and the Mesolithic occupations of western India.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS ONE. 6/22/2022, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p1-18. 18p.

Abstract: Considerable confusion and uncertainty persist on the cultural and chronological contexts of Holocene microlithic assemblages reported from South Asia. The paucity of securely dated sites with microlithic remains has compounded the confusion. Evidence ...

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A Glacially Preserved Mesolithic Rock Crystal Extraction Site in the Swiss Alps.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Norwegian Archaeological Review. Jun2022, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p96-102. 7p.

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The Middle Stone Age in the Eastern Desert. EDAR 135 — a buried early MIS 5 horizon from Sudan.

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Source(s): Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa. Jun2022, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p155-196. 42p.

Abstract: La découverte d'outils lithiques 'Middle-Stone Age' (MSA) provenant de niveaux archéologiques datés et dans leur contexte sédimentologique d'origine est encore rare en Afrique du Nord-Est, et plus particulièrement au Soudan. Cet article présente les ré...

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