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The later stone age calvaria from Iwo Eleru, Nigeria: morphology and chronology

Harvati, Katerina; Stringer, Chris; Grün, Rainer; Aubert, Maxime; Allsworth-Jones, Philip; Folorunso, Caleb Adebayo


BACKGROUND In recent years the Later Stone Age has been redated to a much deeper time depth than previously thought. At the same time, human remains from this time period are scarce in Africa, and even rarer in West Africa. The Iwo Eleru burial is one of the few human skeletal remains associated with Later Stone Age artifacts in that region with a proposed Pleistocene date. We undertook a morphometric reanalysis of this cranium in order to better assess its affinities. We also conducted...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-09-15
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024024


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