A Middle Stone Age occupation site at Porc Epic Cave, Dire Dawa (east-central Ethiopia)

  title={A Middle Stone Age occupation site at Porc Epic Cave, Dire Dawa (east-central Ethiopia)},
  author={J. D. Clark and K. Williamson and J. Michels and Curtis A. Marean},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
This paper describes the results of the 1974 excavations at Porc Epic Cave, Dire Dawa. Following a summary of Dr M.A.J. Williams' interpretation of the stratigraphic succession and geological history of the cave and its contained deposits, the cultural sequence is described and an explanatory model presented. The 1974 excavation showed the Middle Stone Age layers to be sealed under a massive dripstone, except in the front part of the cave where erosion and later deposition had produced the… Expand
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