The Middle Stone Age in East Africa and modern human origins
作者: Pamela R. Willoughby
刊名: The African Archaeological Review, 1993, Vol.11 (1), pp.3-20
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1007/BF01118140
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)East Africa, the region where Merrick Posnansky started his professional career, has long been accepted as the major centre for the study of the origins of hominids and their technological systems. Recently, human geneticists and some palaeoanthropologists have also proposed an African origin for anatomically modern humans ( Homo sapiens sapiens) , although much of the proof cited is from non-African sources — mainly Europe and the Middle East. Fortunately these models have stimulated reassessment of the sub-Saharan Middle Stone Age (MSA), the archaeological phase between 200,000 and 30,000 years ago which represents the beginnings of regional variation in technology and cultural adaptation as well as the period in which modern humans appeared. Long ignored by East African...
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