Raw material use and behavioral modernity: Howiesons Poort lithic foraging strategies.

@article{Minichillo2006RawMU,
  title={Raw material use and behavioral modernity: Howiesons Poort lithic foraging strategies.},
  author={Tom Minichillo},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2006},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          359-64
        }
}
In an important early attempt to apply behavioral ecological modeling to lithic resource use and the archaeological record, Ambrose and Lorenz (1990) investigated the problem of the Howiesons Poort sub-stage (HP) in the southern African Middle Stone Age (MSA). In that paper, Ambrose and Lorenz compared general mobility patterns (based on lithic raw material occurrences) to the general environmental setting to reach the conclusion that MSA people behaved in a way that was different from any… CONTINUE READING
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