Human occupation in South America by 20,000 BC: the Toca da Tira Peia site, Piauí, Brazil

@inproceedings{Lahaye2013HumanOI,
  title={Human occupation in South America by 20,000 BC: the Toca da Tira Peia site, Piau{\'i}, Brazil},
  author={Christelle Lahaye and Mari{\'o}n Hern{\'a}ndez and Eric Bo{\"e}da and Gisele Daltrini Felice and Ni{\'e}de Guidon and Sirlei Hoeltz and Antoine Lourdeau and Marina Pagli and Anne-Marie Pessis and Michel Rasse and Sibeli A. Viana},
  year={2013}
}
When and how did the first human beings settle in the American continent? Numerous data, from archaeological researches as well as from palaeogenetics, anthropological and environmental studies, have led to partially contradictory interpretations in recent years, often because of the lack of a reliable chronological framework. The present study contributes to the establishment of such a framework using luminescence techniques to date a Brazilian archaeological site, the Toca da Tira Peia. It… CONTINUE READING

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