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  • Deconstructing Olduvai: A Taphonomic Study of the Bed I Sites

    Deconstructing Olduvai: A Taphonomic Study of the Bed I Sites

    The Olduvai Bed I archaeological sites, dating back to almost 2 million years, have been at the epicenter of the debate on how early humans behaved. This book presents a new analytical approach which, after having been applied to these sites, has produced unexpected results: the association of stone tools and faunal remains at most Olduvai Bed I sites is accidental and not related to hominid behavior. Only at one site, FLK Zinj, is this ...