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The age of the hominin fossils from Jebel Irhoud, Morocco, and the origins of the Middle Stone Age
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The ages of fire-heated flint artefacts obtained from new excavations at the Middle Stone Age site of Jebel Irhoud, Morocco, which are directly associated with newly discovered remains of H. sapiens are reported, suggest a larger scale, potentially pan-African, origin for both.
Lithostratigraphy of the littoral deposits of the last one million years in the Casablanca region (Morocco)
Les depots littoraux de la region de Casablanca ont fourni la plupart des stratotypes ayant servi a la definition des « etages » quaternaires marins du Maghreb. Une partie de ces depots fait ici
Mammalian faunas from the Pliocene and Pleistocene of Casablanca (Morocco)
In the frame of the Franco–Moroccan ‘Programme Casablanca’, several important new Late Miocene to Late Pleistocene mammalian localities have been excavated in the Casablanca area. The rodent fauna of
Garba IV and the Melka Kunture Formation. A preliminary lithostratigraphic approach
The lithostratigraphic analysis of the different sections at Garba and Gombore clarify the dynamics nature of the deposition processes for the lower part of the Melka Kunture Formation. Downstream
Obsidian exploitation and utilization during the Oldowan at Melka Kunture (Ethiopia)
The Oldowan assemblages of Melka Kunture represent the earliest known example of obsidian utilization. The proximity of primary and secondary sources of Balchit obsidian, a high quality raw material
Lithology, dynamism and volcanic successions at Melka Kunture (Upper Awash, Ethiopia)
The volcanism fossilised and conserved the Melka Kunture prehistoric sites. The depression, created upstream of the Awash village sill and maintained by the tectonic reactivation of the fault system
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