Late Middle Pleistocene Levallois stone-tool technology in southwest China

@article{Hu2018LateMP,
  title={Late Middle Pleistocene Levallois stone-tool technology in southwest China},
  author={Y. Hu and B. Marwick and J. Zhang and Xue Rui and Y. Hou and J. Yue and Wen-rong Chen and W. Huang and B. Li},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2018},
  volume={565},
  pages={82-85}
}
  • Y. Hu, B. Marwick, +6 authors B. Li
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Levallois approaches are one of the best known variants of prepared-core technologies, and are an important hallmark of stone technologies developed around 300,000 years ago in Africa and west Eurasia1,2. Existing archaeological evidence suggests that the stone technology of east Asian hominins lacked a Levallois component during the late Middle Pleistocene epoch and it is not until the Late Pleistocene (around 40,000–30,000 years ago) that this technology spread into east Asia in association… CONTINUE READING
    27 Citations

    Figures and Topics from this paper

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 166 REFERENCES
    “Early” Middle Stone Age Lithic Technology of the Kapthurin Formation (Kenya)
    • C. Tryon
    • Geography
    • Current Anthropology
    • 2006
    • 70
    • PDF
    Early modern human lithic technology from Jerimalai, East Timor.
    • 22
    The earliest unequivocally modern humans in southern China
    • 218
    • PDF
    Late Pleistocene archaic human crania from Xuchang, China
    • 80
    The easternmost Middle Paleolithic (Mousterian) from Jinsitai Cave, North China.
    • 21