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Stone artifacts and hominins in island Southeast Asia: New insights from Flores, eastern Indonesia

Moore, Mark; Brumm, Adam

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This study reexamines the current understanding of Pleistocene stone-artifact assemblages in island Southeast Asia. A differentiation has long been made between assemblages of large-sized "core tools" and assemblages of small-sized "flake tools." "Core tool" assemblages are often argued to be the handiwork of early hominin species such as Homo erectus, while small-sized "flake tool" assemblages have been attributed to Homo sapiens. We argue that this traditional Southeast Asian perspective on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30885
Source: Journal of Human Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2006.08.002

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