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Title: The first technical sequences in human evolution from East Gona, Afar region, Ethiopia
Authors: Lumley, Henry de
Barsky, Deborah
Moncel, Marie-Hélène
Carbonell, Eudald
Cauche, Dominique
Celiberti, Vincenzo
Notter, Olivier
Pleurdeau, David
Hong, Miyoung
Rogers, Michael J.
Semaw, Sileshi
Keywords: Ethiopia;East Gona;Oldowan;Knapping;Refitting
Issue Date: Oct-2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Citation: Antiquity, 2018, 92 (365), 1151-1164
Abstract: Gona in the Afar region of Ethiopia has yielded the earliest Oldowan stone tools in the world. Artefacts from the East Gona (EG) 10 site date back 2.6 million years. Analysis of the lithic assemblage from EG 10 reveals the earliest-known evidence for refitting and conjoining stone artefacts. This new information supplements data from other Oldowan sites in East Africa, and provides an important insight into the technological capacities and evolutionary development of hominins during this period.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12136/845
ISSN: 0003-598X
1745-1744
DOI: 10.15184/aqy.2018.169
metadata.dc.relation.publisherversion: https://doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2018.169
Type: Article
Appears in Collections:Arqueología



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