Early stone technology on Flores and its implications for Homo floresiensis

@article{Brumm2006EarlyST,
  title={Early stone technology on Flores and its implications for Homo floresiensis},
  author={Adam Brumm and Fachroel Aziz and G. D. van den Bergh and Michael J. Morwood and Mark W. Moore and Iwan Kurniawan and Douglas Hobbs and Richard Fullagar},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={441},
  pages={624-628}
}
In the Soa Basin of central Flores, eastern Indonesia, stratified archaeological sites, including Mata Menge, Boa Lesa and Kobatuwa (Fig. 1), contain stone artefacts associated with the fossilized remains of Stegodon florensis, Komodo dragon, rat and various other taxa. These sites have been dated to 840–700 kyr bp (thousand years before present). The authenticity of the Soa Basin artefacts and their provenance have been demonstrated by previous work, but to quell lingering doubts, here we… 

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