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posts tagged with "stone tools"
Quote: Darwin on chimpanzees and other primates using tools
24 Feb 2017
Stone tools now 3.3 million years old
A discovery by Sonia Harmand and colleagues at Lomekwi, Kenya, shows stone tool manufacture of a different style than Oldowan.
15 Apr 2015
Notable: Fat residues on elephant-butchering tools
An examination of stone tools from Revadim Quarry, Israel, finds some of the oldest fat residue in the archaeological record.
21 Mar 2015
Link: Prep for paleo cuisine
An anthropology instructor has her students prepare a meal using stone tools.
20 Mar 2015
Link: A visit to Ethiopian paleoanthropology
A longread on the current work and history of two important Ethiopian paleoanthropologists, Zeresenay Alemseged and Berhane Asfaw.
06 Jan 2015
Notable: Raw material choice may not matter to handaxe shape
An experimental archaeology examination of stone types finds no difference in resulting tool form.
05 Aug 2014
Palming Homo erectus
14 Apr 2013
Behavior of the first North African humans
Archaeological report from El-Kherba, Algeria, with implications for human occupation range
07 Mar 2013
Cutmarks under the microscope
06 Apr 2012
Cutmarked bones from Dikika critiqued
The claim of stone tool use by A. africanus comes under fire.
17 Nov 2010
16 Aug 2010
Mailbag: The capuchin australopithecines
12 Aug 2010
Australopithecus afarensis used stone tools
A report finds cutmarks on fauna from Dikika, Ethiopia, 3.4 million years ago.
11 Aug 2010
Fishy story from Koobi Fora
The Turkana Basin joins other areas providing evidence of dietary flexibility and aquatic resource use by early Homo.
13 Jun 2010
Earlier arrival of stone tools on Flores
18 Mar 2010
The spotty Acheulean
02 Sep 2009
Handedness in ancient hominins
31 Aug 2009
Plant processing with early Oldowan tools
05 May 2009
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