The Cerutti Mastodon site and experimental archaeology's quiet coming of age

  title={The Cerutti Mastodon site and experimental archaeology's quiet coming of age},
  author={Metin I. Eren and Michelle R. Bebber},
  pages={796 - 797}
Let us begin simply: the criticisms of Magnani et al. (2019) and others (e.g. Braje et al. 2017; Haynes 2017, 2018; Ferraro et al. 2018) regarding the Cerutti Mastodon site are valid and convincing. Regardless of whether Holen et al.’s (2017) study should have been published in Nature—or anywhere else (e.g. Curwen 2017)—the scientific process has done its job. Advocates of 130 000-year-old boulder-wielding, bone-cracking SoCal [southern Californian] hominins now have their work cut out for them… 
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