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Primate archaeology evolves.

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Since its inception, archaeology has traditionally focused exclusively on humans and our direct ancestors. However, recent years have seen archaeological techniques applied to material evidence left behind by non-human animals. Here, we review advances made by the most prominent field investigating past non-human tool use: primate archaeology. This field combines survey of wild primate activity areas with ethological observations, excavations and analyses that allow the reconstruction of past...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41559-017-0286-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
School of Archaeology
Hernandez-Aguilar, RA More by this author
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5850-0847
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ORCID:
0000-0002-0638-1989
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Ecology and Evolution Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
10
Pages:
1431-1437
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-07-19
DOI:
EISSN:
2397-334X
ISSN:
2397-334X
Pubs id:
pubs:739242
URN:
uri:2c6a68cd-96ff-486f-96b6-848149f320ca
UUID:
uuid:2c6a68cd-96ff-486f-96b6-848149f320ca
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pubs:739242
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English
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