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The expansion of later Acheulean hominins into the Arabian Peninsula

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The Acheulean is the longest lasting cultural–technological tradition in human evolutionary history. However, considerable gaps remain in understanding the chronology and geographical distribution of Acheulean hominins. We present the first chronometrically dated Acheulean site from the Arabian Peninsula, a vast and poorly known region that forms more than half of Southwest Asia. Results show that Acheulean hominin occupation expanded along hydrological networks into the heart of Arabia from ...

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10.1038/s41598-018-35242-5

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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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School of Archaeology
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0000-0002-4224-9467
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences Division
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School of Archaeology
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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School of Archaeology
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Archaeology Research Lab
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Scerri, EML
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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (aWARE project grant 794117
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Scerri, EML
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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (aWARE project grant 794117
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Frouin, M
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ERC grant 324139 awarded to Prof. T. Higham
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Frouin, M
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ERC grant 324139 awarded to Prof. T. Higham
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Schwenninger, J-L
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ERC grant 324139 awarded to Prof. T. Higham
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
8
Article number:
17165
Publication date:
2018-11-29
Acceptance date:
2018-10-28
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2045-2322
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951430
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English
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2018-12-11

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