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Middle Stone Age at Klasies River mouth in South Africa

Ronald Singer

Middle Stone Age at Klasies River mouth in South Africa

by Ronald Singer

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in

    Places:
  • Kaapsedrifrivier Valley (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Kaapsedrifrivier Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Mesolithic period -- South Africa -- Kaapsedrifrivier Valley.,
    • Kaapsedrifrivier Valley (South Africa) -- Antiquities.,
    • South Africa -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRonald Singer and John Wymer ; with contributions by K.W. Butzer, N.J. Shackleton, and E. Voigt.
      ContributionsWymer, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN774.42.S6 S56 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 234 p., [19] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4269964M
      ISBN 100226761037
      LC Control Number81016081

      Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History. Martin Hall explains how archaeologists find sites, design an excavation, date finds, and write history. The reader is given an outline of the history of the African continent, from the early hominids to the present. South Africa: David Philip/New Africa Books.

        The period between ca. 40, y ago in South Africa is poorly known, and the timing of the Middle Stone Age (MSA) to Late Stone Age (LSA) transition is debated. In the LSA was defined as a culture-stratigraphic unit that includes all assemblages dated within the l y, characterized by artifacts such as hafted microlithic tools; bored Cited by: Stone Age site of Klasies River Mouth Cave 1 (South Africa). The abundance estimate for each part is its MNI (the minimum number of individuals it must represent), presented as a percentage of the largest MNI at each site (calculated from dentitions in both cases). The numbers for Klasies River Mouth were taken from Klein ().

      4. Middle Stone Age: Emergence of Modern People Books: Binford, L.R. Faunal remains from Klasies River Mouth. Academic. Deacon H. J. and J. Human Beginnings in South Africa. Chapter 6 Mitchell, P. The Archaeology of Southern Africa. Chapter 4 Singer, R. And J. Wymer. The middle stone age at Klasies River Mouth in South. Cannibalism in the Middle Stone Age at Klasies River Main Site, South Africa. 17 May Grine's research also extends to the analysis of human fossils from Middle Stone Age archaeological sites in southern Africa as they relate to issues surrounding the emergence of modern humans. The human remains also show the classic "Klasies.


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Middle Stone Age at Klasies River mouth in South Africa by Ronald Singer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Klasies River "main site" is one of the most intensively occupied sites within this area, associated with abundant cultural and subsistence remains of Middle Stone Age (MSA) hunter-gatherer-fishers.

The site includes two caves and two smaller rock shelters, tied together by a foot (meter) thick shell midden that spills out of all four. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Middle Stone Age at Klasies River Mouth in South Africa by Ronald Singer and John J.

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The Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Text in English. Notes: Includes indexes. Description: vi, pages, 19 unnumbered pages of. Book Review: The middle stone age at Klasies River Mouth in South Africa.

By Ronald Singer and John Wymer, Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago,vi + pp., 72 figs: Authors: Simek, Jan F. Affiliation: AA(Department of Anthropology University of Washington Seattle, Washington USA) Publication: Quaternary Research, Vol Issue 1, p.

The Middle Stone Age Fish Fauna from South Africa ANTHROPOZOOLOGICA • • 39 (2) 37 FIG – White breasted or great cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo, sitting on a rock in the surf zone of Klasies River (photograph by the author).Cited by: South Africa - South Africa - History: The prehistory and history of South Africa span nearly the entire known existence of human beings and their ancestors—some three million years or more—and include the wandering of small bands of hominins through the savanna, the inception of herding and farming as ways of life, and the construction of large urban centres.

WurzVariability in the Middle Stone Age lithic sequence ,–60, years ago at Klasies River, South Africa Journal of Archaeological Science, 29 (), pp. Google ScholarCited by:   Middle Stone Age hunting at Klasies River Mouth Cave, South Africa Posted on October 4, Archaeology Brown Bag Lecture: Friday, October 7,Rm Social Sciences Building, UW–Madison.

Stone Age - Stone Age - Africa: The Paleolithic of Africa is characterized by a variety of stone-tool assemblages, some of which represent purely local developments while others are practically identical with materials from corresponding horizons in Europe. Geological investigations of the Late Cenozoic deposits of this continent indicate that, as the result of fluctuations in rainfall, the.

The Klasies River Caves are a series of caves located to the east of the Klasies River mouth on the Tsitsikamma coast in the Humansdorp district of Eastern Cape Province, South three main caves and two shelters at the base of a high cliff have revealed evidence of middle stone age-associated human habitation from approximatelyyears ago.

Shackleton, N. Stratigraphy and chronology of the Klasies River Mouth deposits: Oxygen isotope evidence. In Singer, R., and Wymer, J. (eds.),The Middle Stone Age at Klasies River Mouth in South Africa, University of Chicago Press, Cited by: Thesis (D Phil)--Stellenbosch University, ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The Late Pleistocene, Middle Stone Age artefact sequence at the Klasies River main site, was studied to establish what information this held for inferences on the emergence of symbolic thought and communication.

Klasies River Mouth, a Middle Stone Age archaeological site along the southern coast of South Africa, has long held an iconic status within the field of archaeology, for many reasons. Middle Stone Age combustion features at Klasies River Main Site, South Africa European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, 5 th Annual Meeting, London, UK, September,   Innovations in stone knapping technology during the South African Middle Stone Age enabled the creation of early projectile weapons, according to a study published Ap in the open.

Singer, J. Wymer (Eds.), The Middle Stone Age at Klasies River Mouth in South Africa, University of Chicago Press, Chicago (), pp.

Google Scholar 85Cited by: The top destination for Megaliths and Prehistory worldwide. Klasies River Caves: [News and Comments:1] Caves in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

The caves and rock shelters have revealed evidence of Human habitation from approximatelyyears ago. Roug years ago, the occupants perfo.

Middle Stone Age was flawed. The fossil fell within the range of variation of modern examples. This re-opened the question of who were the ancestors of the Later Stone Age San. Singer reasoned their ancestors were to be found in the Middle Stone Age.

In and the first investigation of the Klasies River sites was undertaken by Ronald SingerFile Size: KB. It is generally accepted that archaic humans of the African later Early and early Middle Pleistocene constituted the source population for anatomically modern to limited fossil and archaeological records, however, relatively little is known about the morphology, behaviour and ecology of these presumed ancestors of modern humans.

Find any book at the best price Inventory, Repricing and Order Management By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.that the latest Middle Stone Age materials at Klasies are more than 30 years old (Wymer & Singer in prep.; also Klein a: ).

Six concordant 14C determinations place the entire Klasies Later Stone Age sequence within the last 5 years. The reasons for the obvious occupational hiatus, lasting at least. The analysis of Middle Stone Age artefact assemblages from the –8 Deacon excavation of Klasies River main site on the southern Cape coast of South Africa emphasizes its importance as a source of information on the Late Pleistocene period.

The trends in artefact variability noted in the previous –8 Singer and Wymer excavation are described in more Cited by: