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New radiometric ages for the Fauresmith industry from Kathu Pan, southern Africa: Implications for the Earlier to Middle Stone Age transition

Porat, Naomi; Chazan, Michael; Grun, Rainer; Aubert, Maxime; Eisenmann, Vera; Horwitz, Liora Kolska


The Fauresmith lithic industry of South Africa has been described as transitional between the Earlier and Middle Stone Age. However, radiometric ages for this industry are inadequate. Here we present a minimum OSL age of 464 ± 47 kyr and a combined U-ser

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.09.038


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