First occurrence of early Homo in the Nachukui Formation (West Turkana, Kenya) at 2.3-2.4 Myr.

@article{Prat2005FirstOO,
  title={First occurrence of early Homo in the Nachukui Formation (West Turkana, Kenya) at 2.3-2.4 Myr.},
  author={Sandrine Prat and Jean-Philip Brugal and Jean-Jacques Tiercelin and Jean-Alix Barrat and Marcel Bohn and Anne Delagnes and Sonia Harmand and Kamoya Kimeu and Mzalendo Kibunjia and Pierre-Jean Texier and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Roche},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={230-40}
}
Cognitive abilities and techno-economic behaviours of hominids in the time period between 2.6-2.3 Myr have become increasingly well-documented. This time period corresponds to the oldest evidence for stone tools at Gona (Kada Gona, West Gona, EG 10-12, OGS 6-7), Hadar (AL 666), lower Omo valley (Ftji1, 2 & 5, Omo 57, Omo 123) in Ethiopia, and West Turkana (Lokalalei sites -LA1 & LA2C-) in Kenya. In 2002 a new palaeoanthropological site (LA1alpha), 100 meters south of the LA1 archaeological site… CONTINUE READING

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