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Seasonality and Oldowan behavioral variability in East Africa

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The extent, nature, and temporality of early hominin food procurement strategies have been subject to extensive debate. In this article, we examine evidence for the seasonal scheduling of resource procurement and technological investment in the Oldowan, starting with an evaluation of the seasonal signature of underground storage organs, freshwater resources, and terrestrial animal resources in extant primates and modern human hunter-gatherer populations. Subsequently, we use the mortality pro...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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ORCID:
0000-0001-7338-7144
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Human Evolution Journal website
Volume:
164
Article number:
103070
Publication date:
2020-09-20
Acceptance date:
2021-08-12
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ISSN:
0047-2484
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1197108
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pubs:1197108
Deposit date:
2021-12-10

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