The Middle and Later Stone Age in the Iringa Region of southern Tanzania
作者: Pamela R. Willoughby
作者单位: 1Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, 13-15 HM Tory Building, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H4
刊名: Quaternary International, 2012, Vol.270 , pp.103-118
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2012.02.021
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Fossil, genetic and archaeological data all confirm an African origin for our own species, Homo sapiens , during the Middle Stone Age (MSA) around 200,000 years ago. Somewhere around 40,000 to 50,000 years ago, descendants of these first modern people dispersed out of Africa and ultimately colonized the entire world. This parallels the beginning of the Later Stone Age (LSA) where microlithic stone tool assemblages replace the flake tools and points of the MSA. New research in the Iringa Region in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania may offer a way to study the MSA and how it changed to the LSA. Three seasons of survey and excavation (in 2006, 2008 and 2010) have demonstrated that Iringa might contain a more or less continuous archaeological record from the late Acheulean...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:1.962 (2012)

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