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Acheulean technology and landscape use at Dawadmi, central Arabia

Shipton, Ceri; Blinkhorn, James; Breeze, Paul S; Cuthbertson, Patrick; Drake, Nick A; Groucutt, Huw S; Jennings, Richard P; Parton, Ash; Scerri, Eleanor M L; Alsharekh, Abdullah; Petraglia, Michael

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Despite occupying a central geographic position, investigations of hominin populations in the Arabian Peninsula during the Lower Palaeolithic period are rare. The colonization of Eurasia below 55 degrees latitude indicates the success of the genus Homo in the Early and Middle Pleistocene, but the extent to which these hominins were capable of innovative and novel behavioural adaptations to engage with mid-latitude environments is unclear. Here we describe new field investigations at the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160461
Source: PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200497

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