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Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

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Shell Artefact Production At 32,000-28,000 Bp In Island Southeast Asia: Thinking Across Media?, Katherine Szabo, Adam Brumm, Peter Bellwood Jan 2007

Shell Artefact Production At 32,000-28,000 Bp In Island Southeast Asia: Thinking Across Media?, Katherine Szabo, Adam Brumm, Peter Bellwood

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

The evolution of anatomical and behavioural modernity in Homo sapiens has been one of the key focus areas in both archaeology and palaeoanthropology since their inception. Traditionally, interpretations have drawn mainly on evidence from the many large and well-known sites in Europe, but archaeological research in Africa and the Levant is increasingly altering and elaborating upon our understanding of later human evolution. Despite the presence of a number of important early modern human and other hominin sites in Southeast Asia, evidence from this region has not contributed to the global picture in any significant way. Indeed, the acknowledged simplicity of ...