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A stone age "Rosetta stone"

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Abstract


  • Our ancestors had the edge over several other contemporary species of human that were headed for extinction by about 40,000 years ago. What were they doing differently? Archaeological scientists are trying to find out using modern techniques to study traces of use left on stone tools and other artefacts.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Roberts, R., Fullagar, R. & Prinsloo, L. (2015). A stone age "Rosetta stone". Australasian Science, 36 (1), 24-27.

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  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2029&context=smhpapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers1/1015

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 24

End Page


  • 27

Volume


  • 36

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Our ancestors had the edge over several other contemporary species of human that were headed for extinction by about 40,000 years ago. What were they doing differently? Archaeological scientists are trying to find out using modern techniques to study traces of use left on stone tools and other artefacts.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Roberts, R., Fullagar, R. & Prinsloo, L. (2015). A stone age "Rosetta stone". Australasian Science, 36 (1), 24-27.

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2029&context=smhpapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers1/1015

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 24

End Page


  • 27

Volume


  • 36

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • Australia