Olduvai Gorge (Other Keyword)

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Geochemical and physical characterization of lithic raw materials in the Olduvai Basin, Tanzania (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Curran Fitzgerald. Charles Egeland. Ryan Byerly. Cynthia Fadem. Audax Mabulla.

The study of raw materials has traditionally been deeply embedded in analyses of the Early Stone Age, and the impact of source rock characteristics on early human ranging behavior and technological variation is now widely acknowledged. Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, apart from being one of the most well-known paleoanthropological sites in the world, is also home to a great diversity of potential sources for the production of stone tools. While the lithology and mineralogy of these sources have been...

Recent paleoanthropological work at DK East, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Charles Egeland. Alexa Uberseder. Cynthia Fadem.

Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, remains one of the richest sources of information on human bio-behavioral evolution between 1-2 million years ago. While much research has justifiably focused on the gorge’s junction area and its rich collection of sites, including FLK 22 (The Zinjanthropus Floor), the older fossiliferous deposits to the west have received much less attention in recent years. The DK area, which lies along the north edge of the main gorge, is particularly intriguing and was made famous by...

Reconstructing the Behavior of Early Humans in East Africa (Review of Potts) (1991)
DOCUMENT Citation Only G. P. Righmire.

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