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Silkrete MSA Artifact from Tankwa Karoo (South Africa)

This is a MSA truncated blade with lateral retouches 4 cm long and made of heated Silcrete, an isolated surface finding, found at Tankwa Karoo (South Africa). It has the characteristic lustrous red patina, which can only produced by heat treatment-a innovative … Continue reading

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A Truncated Blade of the Early Upper Paleolithic from Kebara / Israel

This is a broad blade (7×2,7×0,7 cm) with a straight, steeply retouched (around 90◦) edge aligned more or less perpendicularly to the long axis of the tool- a piece with streight truncation from the lower layers (Early Ahmarian) of Kebara cave. … Continue reading

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Flaked Flakes–Kombewa–Truncated faceted pieces–Kostenki- and others

This is a flaked flake / truncated facetted piece from the French Mousterian (Fig. 1:  ventral, Fig 2 and 3: dorsal surface after the detachment of a flake). Here a Levallois flake was used as a secondary core by removing … Continue reading

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