Middle Stone Age foragers resided in high elevations of the glaciated Bale Mountains, Ethiopia

  title={Middle Stone Age foragers resided in high elevations of the glaciated Bale Mountains, Ethiopia},
  author={G{\"o}tz Ossendorf and Alexander Raphael Groos and Tobias Bromm and Minassie Girma Tekelemariam and Bruno Glaser and Jos{\'e}phine Lesur and Joachim Schmidt and Naki Akçar and Tamrat Bekele and Alemseged Beldados and Sebsebe Demissew and Trhas Hadush Kahsay and Barbara P. Nash and Thomas Nauss and Agazi Negash and Sileshi Nemomissa and Heinz Veit and Ralf Vogelsang and Zerihun Woldu and Wolfgang Zech and Lars Opgenoorth and Georg Miehe},
  pages={583 - 587}
Middle Stone Age humans in high-altitude Africa Recent archaeological research has produced evidence of the earliest human occupation of high-altitude habitats in the Andes and the Tibetan Plateau. Ossendorf et al. now present the oldest evidence of human settlement and adaptation to areas above 4000-meter elevation in Africa (see the Perspective by Aldenderfer). Their excavations at a rock shelter in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia reveal obsidian artifacts and faunal remains, including… 
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