Uranium series dates from Qesem Cave, Israel, and the end of the Lower Palaeolithic

@article{Barkai2003UraniumSD,
  title={Uranium series dates from Qesem Cave, Israel, and the end of the Lower Palaeolithic},
  author={Ran Barkai and Avi Gopher and Stein-Erik Lauritzen and Amos Frumkin},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2003},
  volume={423},
  pages={977-979}
}
Israel is part of a geographical ‘out of Africa’ corridor for human dispersals. An important event in these dispersals was the possible arrival of anatomically modern humans in the Levant during the late Middle Pleistocene. In the Levant the Lower Palaeolithic ends with the Acheulo-Yabrudian complex, characterized by technological developments, including the introduction of technological innovations such as the systematic production of blades and the disappearance of hand-axes. These reflect… 

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