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Making points: the Middle Stone Age lithic industry of the Makgadikgadi Basin, Botswana

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Studies of early human occupation of Africa over recent decades have profoundly changed how we understand our early ancestors, their inventiveness and adaptability. The spread of Homo sapiens to new environmental settings, the expansion of diet breadth, the development of more complex technology and the use of personal ornaments have all been recognized at well-documented Middle Stone Age (MSA) cave and shelter sites, particularly along the South African coast. This paper addresses two under-...

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10.1016/j.quascirev.2022.107823

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Leverhulme Trust
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RPG-2015-344
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Elsevier
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Quaternary Science Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
301
Article number:
107823
Publication date:
2022-12-28
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2022-10-11
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1873-457X
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0277-3791
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2023-01-09

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